Police Officers have confirmed that four men were killed in an operation in downtown Montego Bay, St James this morning.
A senior police officer says police personnel were carrying out an operation in the area, when they came under fire.
The fire was returned and the four killed. Some 20 men from the area were subsequently taken into custody.
In the meantime, the police have restricted traffic from entering Cornaldi Avenue, Jarrett Street, McCatty Street and Barracks Road in Montego Bay as they continue their operation.