A policeman was yesterday afternoon fatally shot in the head by a man who disarmed him on on Constant Spring Road, Kingston.
Early reports were that the policeman was shot in the vicinity of the Merl Grove High School. According to that source, the policeman intervened in an attempted robbery and was ambushed by a gunman.
However, it is understood that the cop was responding to reports of suspicious men at certain premises when he was attacked by one of them.
An investigator at the scene said the cop was disarmed by the man and shot once in the head.
His attacker was shot by other policemen.
Both were taken to a medical facility where the cop was pronounced dead.
Motorists have been advised to avoid Constant Spring Road in the vicinity of the Merl Grove High School.
A video was obtained from the scene by on onlooker made available below.
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