A reputed gangster from Riverton City in St. Andrew is dead and a Policeman injured following a reported gun battle in Harbour View in Kingston last night.

Dead is a man known as Shabba, who was reportedly wanted for several murders and shootings in the Hunts Bay area of the St. Andrew South Police Division.

Reports are the Policeman was shot when Shabba opened fire at him in a section of the hills of Harbour View known as Bayshore Park.

The Policeman returned the fire and the gunman was killed. The Policeman was shot and injured.

Head of the Corporate Communications Unit of the Constabulary, Assistant Superintendent, Dahlia Garrick, says the Policeman has been released from hospital.

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