Monday 10 August, 2020

PHOTOS: Alleged cop killer shot dead in Cooreville

Police officers at the scene in Cooreville Gardens where a suspected cop killer was shot dead by lawmen.

Police officers at the scene in Cooreville Gardens where a suspected cop killer was shot dead by lawmen.

A male suspect in the shooting of four police officers, two fatally, in St Catherine has been shot dead.

The alleged cop killer was shot dead during a police operation in Cooreville Gardens, St Andrew on Friday afternoon.

Reports are that about 3.45 pm, a police team went to a house in the community where the suspect was holed up. A shootout reportedly ensued and he was shot dead during the exchange of gunfire which also left one cop injured.

The house in Cooreville Gardens where the police engaged the suspect in a gun battle.

A female who was found inside the house with the suspect is now in police custody.

Police insiders told Loop News that the manhunt will continue for other suspects in the fatal shooting of the police officers earlier Friday.

Reports are that about 5am, a police team from the St Catherine North division came under heavy gunfire after going to a premises in Horizon Park, St Catherine.

An officer holding onto a pistol at the scene.

Further reports are that four of the policemen were shot and injured in the shooting. 

They were rushed to a medical facility, where two of the officers were pronounced dead.

Alleged cop killer shot dead

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