Four men were shot and killed in Riverton City, St. Andrew, during an alleged shootout with the police on Tuesday afternoon.
The incident happened close to the Sandy Gully bridge.
Kirk Rickets, head of the St. Andrew South Police Division, said the deceased have not yet identified.
Two firearms including an AK-47 rifle, were seized during the operation.
Four persons, including two females, have also been arrested.
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has started an investigation.