Teen fatally shot in reported confrontation with cops in Denham Town Loop Jamaica

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A teenager was shot and killed during a reported confrontation with the police in Denham Town, West Kingston on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as 18-year-old Elvis Keiph.

The Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the information arm of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), confirmed the shooting.

Reports are that Keiph was among a group of men who opened fire at the police.

The fire was returned and Keiph was discovered found with gunshot wounds. He later died.

The police recovered a 9 mm Glock pistol containing nine live rounds of ammunition.

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