A man was shot dead by the Police in downtown Montego Bay on Friday evening.
It's reported that while conducting an operation in the second city, the police accosted the man and he pulled a gun.
The police report that that the man tried to fire the gun but it jammed, and during a tussle with a policeman, he was shot.
The shooting resulted in a severe traffic snarl, as the police cordoned the area and diverted traffic.
The dead man has not yet been identified.