MAN KILLED BY POLICE IN WATERHOUSE IDENTIFIED

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The police have identified the man who was killed by lawmen, after he engaged them in an alleged confrontation in Waterhouse St Andrew, last evening (July 6).

 

Dead is 31-year-old Sheldon Grant of Flamstead District in Gordon Town St Andrew.

Three others were also wounded.

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has since launched a probe into the fatal shooting.

Head of the St. Andrew South Division, Senior Superintendent Kirk Ricketts said sometime before 7 PM, armed men got into a confrontation, in which two men were shot and wounded.

SSP Ricketts noted that lawmen who were close by responded to the scene, where the gunmen engaged them in a shootout.

He explained that one of the gunmen was wounded, while another was fatally shot by the police.