July 25, 2019 – Investigators from The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) responded to two separate fatal shooting incidents last evening (July 24). The deceased are two unidentified males.
Avon Park Crescent, Kingston 5
The allegations are that a group of officers were on patrol when they accosted a group of men. During the search of a male, a weapon was discovered and the civilian was shot.
A Glock firearm was reported as recovered from the scene.
Central Village, St. Catherine
The allegations are that officers were conducting reconnaissance in the area when they were fired upon. The officers on location requested assistance, and during a further search, there was a shootout and the civilian was shot.
A 9mm pistol was reported as recovered from the scene.
The concerned officers in both incidents were interviewed and their accounts were recorded. All were served with notices to furnish statements and attend interviews.
Persons with information are being asked to call INDECOM at (876) 968-8875, (876) 968-1932 or the incident tip line at 888-991-5555. Persons can also message us on whatsapp at 876-553-5555.