January 24, 2017 – The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is investigating the fatal shooting of an unidentified male along Track Road in Gregory Park, St. Catherine. The incident occurred at approximately 8:15pm, last night.

The report, received by INDECOM from the police, is that a team of five officers attached to the Gregory Park Special Patrol and Mobile Reserve Division were dispatched because of reports of robberies along the train line. Gunfire was exchanged between a group of men and the officers, and a man was later found with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Spanish Town Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A team from INDECOM has processed the scene, the body of the deceased and continue to make enquiries. The concerned officers gave an initial account and were served with Notices to visit the INDECOM office for their account of the incident to be recorded.

The Commission is asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call 1.876.968.8875,1.876.968.1932 or call our mobile number at 1.876.878.0167. Persons are also encouraged to call our new Toll Free Lines: 1.888.991.5555 or 1.888.935.5550.