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AK-47 rifle seized after shootout in Montego Hills, St James

File photo of an AK-47 assault rifle

File photo of an AK-47 assault rifle

A team of officers assigned to the St James Police Division seized an AK-47 assault rifle and six rounds of ammunition during an operation on Hall Lane in Montego Hills, St James on Thursday, February 27.

Reports from the Montego Hills police are that about 11:30 a.m., law enforcers were in the area and a group of armed men opened fire at them.

The police responded and when the shooting subsided, a search of the area was conducted.

An AK-47 rifle with a magazine containing six 7.56 rounds of ammunition was found and seized during the search.

No one was arrested in relation into the find.

Investigations continue into the development.

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