Cop, three civilians shot, gunman killed in Portland
The Portland police are reporting that three civilians and one policeman were this morning shot and injured and a gunman shot dead during a shoot-out in Port Antonio.
The civilians – an eight-year-old boy, an elderly woman and an elderly man – were bystanders during a confrontation between the policeman and the gunman.
The police say the young boy is in stable condition following a surgical operation.
The man, the woman and the policeman are also said to be in stable condition.
The police incident has been reported to the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).
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