Section of East Street cordoned off after shooting

August 09, 2017

Police have cordoned off a section of East Street in Central Kingston after a man was shot and injured a short while ago.

Shortly before 9 p.m., explosions were heard coming from the Johns Lane area.

Information reaching THE STAR indicate men opened fire on a party, but were challenged by a plain clothes policeman who was nearby.

The injured man was in the company of the policeman. He has been taken to hospital.

The police are currently processing the scene.