A person of interest in the fatal shooting of Police Sergeant Averel McCollin in Portmore, St Catherine was killed Tuesday morning during an operation carried out by the security forces in the community of Payne Land off Spanish Town Road in Kingston.
A firearm and ammunition were reportedly seized.
The deceased has been identified as Javani Rodney otherwise called Pim Pim.
Superintendent Damion Manderson from the St Andrew South police division told Radio Jamaica News that the gun and ammunition were taken from Mr Rodney.
He said several persons of interest were also detained during the cordon and search operation, which was in response to gang conflict in Payne Land.
Sergeant McCollin was killed on the morning of September 19 in Gregory Park.
She claims that he was dragged from his bed and shot.