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Teen shot in attempted robbery of policeman

A 17-year-old boy was shot and injured during a daring attempted robbery of a policeman on Thursday in downtown Kingston.

According to police reports, the out of uniform cop was attacked and robbed by a group of hoodlums in the vicinity of Ocean Boulevard in downtown Kingston.

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The 17-year-old suspect was shot and injured after the police officer managed to pull his firearm during the robbery. The other suspects manged to escape.

The teenage boy has since been admitted to hospital under police guard.


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