ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – A police officer was shot and killed by unknown assailants in Central Village, St Catherine.
He has been identified as Delwin Jackson of a Glengoffe address in the parish.
The shooting happened around 7 o'clock this morning.
It is reported that the policeman went to the area to buy a car.
He was pounced on by men armed with guns and shot several times.
The policeman was robbed of an undetermined sum of money.
He was rushed to the hospital where he later died.
The Constabulary Communication Unit confirmed the policeman's death but was not able to immediately provide more details.