One of two men who attempted to rob a policeman in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland on Tuesday night was shot and killed.
His crony, who was wounded in the incident, remains hospitalised in critical condition.
About 8:30, the cop was driving his private motor car along Lewis Street when a motorcycle with two men drove up.
One of the men brandished a gun and attempted to rob the policeman.
Both men were shot.
A woman who was standing in the vicinity was shot in the ankle.
The police say a Smith and Wesson revolver was taken from one of the gunmen.