Man shot dead by police in Portmore

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Portmore, Jamaica.

Staff Reporter.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force ( JCF ) is reporting that they have killed a wanted man in a confrontation in Portmore St. Catherine about 3 PM this afternoon.

Dead is Raheem Champaignie. He was shot dead in Naggo Head.

Its understood that members of the St Catherine South Special Ops team acting on information that a wanted man was in the area went in search and saw a man fitting the description. On approach of the police the man pulled a hand gun from his waistband and pointed it at the them, the police in defence of their lives fired at him and he was hit, he was rushed to the Spanish town hospital where he was pronounced dead by Dr Thomas at 3:40 pm.

One .380 semi automatic pistol serial number 98003311 loaded with a magazine containing Seven rounds were taken from the deceased man.

INDECOM is probing the matter.

This story was updated to reflect new reporting.

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