JAMAICA – Policeman shot dead while trying to rob bar

JAMAICA – A policeman who attempted to rob a bar in the early hours of this morning has been shot dead by another cop.

The identity of the dead police officer has not yet been released.

Preliminary reports are that about 12:30 a.m., the masked, gun-toting officer and an accomplice entered the bar in Hopewell, Hanover and attempted to rob the patrons.

The policeman was reportedly challenged by a police inspector, who was a patron in the bar, and a shootout ensued.

When the gunfire subsided, the robber lay dead.

A patron and the bartender were injured, while the cop who challenged his rogue colleague was reportedly grazed by two bullets‎.

The whereabouts of the accomplice is unknown at this time.

It is believed an illegal gun was seized by police.

(Jamaica Observer/Jamaica Gleaner)

21 Responses to JAMAICA – Policeman shot dead while trying to rob bar

  1. June Cadogan
    June Cadogan April 4, 2015 at 11:48 am


  2. Joel C. Payne
    Joel C. Payne April 4, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    Those that are supposed to protect and enrich their community profit from licking it down. I pray Barbados doan get like Jamaica.

    • Joy Waldron
      Joy Waldron April 4, 2015 at 6:32 pm

      Take ya head out sky, *no disrespect* wishful thinking we already there it’s sad but it’s true

  3. Shawn Daniel
    Shawn Daniel April 4, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    Some in bim does do this same thing too , more of them want killing

  4. Renaldo Techfourless Scott
    Renaldo Techfourless Scott April 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    this sound like sain that would happen here

    • Ryan Videodv
      Ryan Videodv April 4, 2015 at 2:30 pm

      Well it happen nuff times all ready over there..They had one robbing hotels at night in St.lawrence gap and Holetown. .The other I know bout was the bank in black Rock..

    • Renaldo Techfourless Scott
      Renaldo Techfourless Scott April 4, 2015 at 2:55 pm

      Man dem does do wa dem does fell like

  5. Ingrid Kinch
    Ingrid Kinch April 4, 2015 at 12:11 pm

    what is this world coming to

  6. Justin Kunsurn C
    Justin Kunsurn C April 4, 2015 at 12:13 pm

    Cool….good riddance, now que the ignorant comments about how “all” police are bad

  7. Gina Harewood
    Gina Harewood April 4, 2015 at 1:20 pm


  8. Ezekiel Baker
    Ezekiel Baker April 4, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    Greed, pure greed, I just don’t knows why can’t a person be satisfied with what there’s, I’m sure there are others much worse off than him, but don’t see the need to stole from others.

  9. Hightower Bajedude
    Hightower Bajedude April 4, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Serve him right good stuff

  10. MariaMaria Angel
    MariaMaria Angel April 4, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    I tell yah! Reminds me of Bim.

  11. T-Kay Pinx Simpson
    T-Kay Pinx Simpson April 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm

    They done flip d script

  12. Maxine Trotman
    Maxine Trotman April 4, 2015 at 8:44 pm

    Kenroy West that is crazy.

  13. Janette Reifer
    Janette Reifer April 4, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    Who guard the guard…LOL

  14. Elaine Crichlow
    Elaine Crichlow April 4, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Live by the sword die by the sword…

  15. Keiwayne Morris
    Keiwayne Morris April 5, 2015 at 3:15 am

    Bible says what a man sowe that shall he also Reap . End of the day we all have to give an account how we live on this earth every man this world can’t save you its passing away with all its lust , the only thing going to stand is the word of God , that’s Jesus Christ , so make your call of Election Sure , Time is Running Out Amen


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