A taxi operator has been taken into custody following the injuring of a policeman in Half Way Tree last evening.

A woman was also reportedly shot during the incident. A chaotic scene unfolded in the busy town last evening in the vicinity of the Transport Centre and Burger King.

Acting Head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, Assistant Superintendent Dahlia Garrick says a taxi driver reportedly tried to escape after hitting a policeman.

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ASP Garrick says following the incident the police found out a woman was shot.

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