Two Killed in Confrontation with Police

The police killed two alleged gunmen yesterday in Spanish Town.

Dead are 40-year-old Oneil Johnson of Tredegar Park and Richard Stewart.

Both were fatally shot during a confrontation with the police at about 5:25 yesterday afternoon in De La Vega City.

Reports are, a team of police were in the area when they were pounced upon by a group of men.

The men allegedly opened fire at the police, and the police returned fired, hitting Park and Stewart.

They were both taken to the Spanish Town hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Police say they recovered a 9-millimetre Rochester pistol and a magazine containing four 9-millimetre rounds.

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