Taxi operator ‘shot by cop’; protest in Portmore | Loop Jamaica

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Police on the scene where the taxi operator was shot and injured

A group of taxi operators on Tuesday morning staged a protest close to George Lee Boulevard, Portmore, St Catherine after one of their own was shot by a police officer during a reported confrontation.

Details as to what led to the incident are still unclear but sources claim that the taxi operator and the policeman were seen and heard having a heated conversation. Minutes later an explosion was heard.

Reports are that the taxi operator was found to be injured he was taken to hospital where he has been admitted.

Other taxi operators have since withdrawn their service and are protesting.

Cops monitoring taxi operators during the protest in Portmore

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