M16, Glock pistol, bulletproof vest hauled in from shootout in May Pen
Created : 18 February 2018
File photo of an M16 assault rifle
A police/military team came up trumps from an encounter with heavily-armed men in the Farm area of May Pen, Clarendon on Saturday afternoon, resulting in the seizure of an M16 assault rifle, a Glock pistol, a bulletproof vest and a small amount of ammunition.
The men reportedly opened gunfire at the security personnel, and the fire was returned, resulting in the men running from the location.
When the shooting came to an end, the area was searched and an M16 rifle with an empty magazine, along with a black and silver Glock pistol with a magazine containing ten .40 cartridges, and a blue ballistic vest, were found and seized.
While no member of the police/military team was injured in the encounter, it is not known if any of the men were hit.
The May Pen police are investigating the incident.
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