Cop Shot And Injured, Man Jumped to His Death Eluding Cops in Westmoreland

A police constable was shot and injured while an 18-year-old man was hospitalised under guard in Westmoreland this morning.

The unidentified constable was among a team of officers who responded to explosions heard on Meylars Avenue in the parish.

And a 32-year-old man died from injuries he sustained after jumping through a window to elude the police in St Elizabeth.

He has been identified as Leroy Reid, of Providence district in the parish.

The police report that a team was on operation in the community yesterday when Reid jumped through a window to elude them.

The police said Reid fell into a gorge behind his home after jumping from the window.

He was taken to hospital where he died.

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