A member of the constabulary was shot and killed by thugs while off duty in Allman Town, this afternoon.

Dead is District Constable Kemar Armstrong. He’s attached to the Band Division of the Constabulary.

Reports are shortly before 6:00 pm District Constable Armstrong left his home to go to a nearby shop.

He was reportedly attacked on Emily Lane by armed men.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.