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Fatal shooting in Westmoreland

Sunday, June 24, 2018

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WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police have confirmed that a man was killed during an alleged confrontation with lawmen along the Negril Spot main road on Friday night.

The man has been identified as James Brown, a labourer from the parish.

According to information from the police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), a black 9mm pistol along with a magazine containing four 9mm cartridges was seized during the incident.

CCU said the matter has been reported to the Inspectorate of Constabulary (IOC) and the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).

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