Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Police battling for his life after being shot in Kingston

Reports are that about 8 pm, the detective, who is attached to the Kingston Central CIB branch, was part of a team carrying out investigations in Fletchers Land when they gave chase to a black BMW motorcar, fitting the description of one which was used to transport men involved a recent murder.

The pursuit of the car ended in Olympic Gardens when men alighted from the vehicle and started firing at the police.

The detective sergeant was shot in the head and rushed to the Kingston Public Hospital where he was admitted in serious condition.

A 19-year-old of a Kingston address was subsequently taken into custody for questioning.

The Kingston Central police are investigating.

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