St James’ most wanted man Ryan Peterkin 0/c (Ratty) was cut down during a gunfight with Police.
He was killed in the New Market area on the border with St.Elizabeth and St. James, according to police sources.
Peterkin was allegedly wanted for at least 5 murders.
The police reported that an AK-47 rifle and a .38 revolver were recovered from Peterkin.
Peterkin was reported to be the leader of the Ratty Gang which terrorized the area in which he was killed and adjoining areas.