November 19, 2018 – Investigators from The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Eastern Regional Office commenced an investigation into the fatal shooting of Rexon Baker on Friday, November 16, 2018. The incident occurred in Jack Vale District, Bull Bay, St. Andrew.

The officers report that they were on patrol in the area when they received intelligence about gunmen at a premises. During the search of the premises, a gun was alleged pointed at an officer who then discharged his weapon. Concerns were raised by members of the community with regard to the circumstances which resulted in the death of Baker, which the Commission will assess during its investigation.

The concerned officers gave initial accounts and were served with notices to furnish statements.

Persons who may have witnessed the incident or have information to assist the investigation are asked to contact the Commission at (876) 968-8875, (876) 968-1932 or the toll free incident and tip line at 1-888-991-5555.