September 14, 2018 – Investigators from The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Eastern Regional Office have commenced investigations into two fatal shooting incidents on Brae Street and Paradise Street yesterday (September 13). Both incidents occurred from a joint police/ military operation in the East Kingston area.

Brae Street       

Officers report that they were making checks at a dwelling when they were fired upon. It was returned and a man was shot. One firearm was allegedly recovered from the scene. The deceased has been identified as 25 year old, Ryan Foster.

The concerned officers gave initial accounts and were served with Section 21 notices to furnish statements and attend interviews next week.

Paradise Street

Officers report that they entered a home and a male occupant made attempts to disarm an officer. The unidentified male was shot and killed while he continued to make advances toward the officers.

No weapon was recovered from this scene.

Persons who may have witnessed the incidents 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.