The St Andrew Central police have launched a manhunt for a man
believed to be a member of the homosexual community, known to frequent
New Kingston. This after he allegedly shot at a patrol team on
Information reaching THE WEEKEND STAR is that officers from the New
Kingston Police Post were summoned to an area near The Quad parking
lot about 2 a.m. on Wednesday, where it was said that a man was posing
with a gun.
Reports are that when the police got to the area, a man who fitted the
description of the gun-touting individual was spotted.
Our news team gathered that on the approach of the police, the man
pulled his firearm and ran in the opposite direction. Officers
contacted police control and a patrol team went in pursuit of the
Further reports are that he was later spotted on Trafalgar Road near a
gully known to be home to homeless homosexuals.
An officer who requested anonymity said “When the boy see the police
vehicle approaching, he opened fire at the patrol unit and jumped into
the gully … .”
A search of the gully was conducted and the man was not found.
THE WEEKEND STAR was told that the officers went back to the area the
following day in search of the alleged gunman. They saw other
homosexual men, however, none matched the description of the man they
went in search of.
A senior officer confirmed reports of the alleged shooting and told
our news team that the investigation was ongoing.