Barricade Situation, Montego Bay, Jamaica

At approximately 2150 EST, initial reports indicated that a barricade situation was underway at the Freeport Police Station in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Those reports detailed that two prisoners were shot after a prisoner seized the weapon of an officer at the station.

Local media, specifically the Nationwide Radio JM, reported that an inmate at the station disarmed a police officer and shot two inmates. The suspect shot one inmate in the neck, and one inmate in the chest after injuring a police officer in the hand.

After a response team made contact with the suspect, he reportedly surrendered and the situation has since concluded at the station.

As of this publication, no further information is available. This is developing.

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