Cop battling for life following gun attack in West Kingston

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A police officer is in hospital battling for life after he was attacked and shot by gunmen in the Hanna Town area on Thursday morning.

Reports reaching Loop News are that at about 2:15 am, police officers were on patrol in the area – that falls in the Kingston Western Police Division – when they came under heavy gunfire.

The policeman, a constable, was shot in his neck and other parts of his body.

He was rushed to hospital and admitted in critical condition.