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5 injured cops in stable condition

Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 11:00 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The five cops who were injured during a training exercise at the Police Academy in St Catherine last night are all in stable condition at hospital.

A sixth cop, whose identity has not been revealed, died in the incident.

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) and the constabulary’s Inspectorate are investigating the incident.

All officers who took part in the training exercise have been swabbed and the weapons used have been taken by investigators.

Reports are that the incident took place around 11:00 pm while 27 police officers were participating in a tactical training exercise.

Meanwhile, the Tactical Training Village and the academy’s shooting range have been closed.

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