Monday 21 January, 2019

UPDATE: Police officer slain on Waterloo Road identified

Deron Henry

Deron Henry

The police officer who was shot and killed at a business place along Waterloo Road in St Andrew on Tuesday has been identified.

He is Deron Henry who was attached to the Motorized Patrol Division.

Reports from the Constabulary Communication Unit are that about 3:25 am, Henry, who was on suspension from the police force, was reportedly working as a security guard at the business place when he was alerted to a motorcar that had aroused the suspicion of persons.

He reportedly went to make checks and was greeted with gunfire. He received multiple gunshot wounds and was assisted to the hospital, where he died.

Another man, who was in the vicinity at the time of the shooting, was also injured.

The Major Investigation Division has launched in investigation into the matter.

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