INDECOM investigating fatal shooting of Jermaine Ferguson                       

June 5, 2020 – At 9:15am, Investigators from The Independent Commission of Investigations’ (INDECOM) Eastern Regional Office responded to and began investigations into a fatal shooting located at York Avenue, Kingston 11. The deceased man has been identified by relatives as Jermaine Ferguson.

It is reported that the shooting incident occurred following the pursuit of a man who ran upon seeing the police team.  A Ruger 9mm pistol is reported as recovered from the scene.

This incident has received significant outrage from members of surrounding communities. We appeal to persons who may have witnessed the incident to contact our offices and provide any information to include photos or video footage that they may have. Persons with information about this incident 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.

All concerned officers will be required to provide statements to the Commission and attend our offices for interviews when required. All weapons from the team will be processed, boxed and sealed and will be transported to the Government Laboratory for testing.

The investigative team are still in the field conducting enquiries into this incident.