Man dies after police shooting
THE MAN shot and killed by Police Tuesday night was involved in an attempt to rob a woman walking along Cheapside in The City, Police reported.
Police sources told the WEEKEND NATION that Jamar Andre Maynard, 27, of Denton Road, Grazettes, St Michael, was one of two men dressed in black and carrying a firearm when the incident occurred around 11 p.m.
The woman was texting on her cellphone when the two emerged from Literary Row Road, the source said.
“Two plainclothes detectives who were on foot patrol kept the suspects under surveillance; and when approached one of the two men opened fire on the police,” the source said.
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