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Man shot dead by police in St. Ann

A man was fatally shot by the police along Steer Town main road in St. Ann Thursday morning.
 
An illegal firearm was also seized. 
 
The identity of the deceased has not been released.
 
It's reported that about 12:40, a police patrol team signalled a grey Nissan Note motorcar to stop along the road.
 
Occupants of the vehicle reportedly opened fire at the police who returned same. 
 
The vehicle sped off and crashed into a ditch. 
 
The police say two men ran from the vehicle but the driver remained trapped.
 
He was removed from the vehicle and one Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol reportedly taken from his grasp. 
 
The injured man was assisted to St. Ann's Bay Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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