KINGSTON, Jamaica Jan 30 2017— A policeman assigned to the Kingston Central Police Station was shot in the head while responding to a shooting incident last night.
Authorities within the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) confirmed the incident but could not provide further information.
However, OBSERVER ONLINE has been informed that the policeman was admitted to hospital in serious condition.
According to reports, the policeman was responding to the shooting death of a security guard when he was shot, allegedly by the same gunmen.
It is said that the lawman and his colleagues saw a motor vehicle, believed to be involved in the murder, in the Fletcher's Land area of downtown Kingston and gave chase.
It was during that time the policeman was shot.