A joint Police-Military team that was conducting an operation in Rockfort, East Kingston came under heavy gunfire on Saturday.
The incident took place on Rockingham Road in the community about 11:10 in the morning.
Police say all members of the security forces escaped without serious injury.
However, one man was arrested and an Arcus 9-millimeter Pistol loaded with seven rounds was seized.
The suspect —a 22-year-old labourer of the community—is expected to face multiple gun charges.
A service vehicle was also damaged.