May 9, 2017 – The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is probing the fatal shootings of two men in the Paradise Court Apartments in Arnett Gardens, Kingston early this morning.

The reports, received by INDECOM from the police, is that four JCF officers were on mobile patrol in Black Land, March Pen Road Community. Andrade McDonald, 18 years old, was fatally shot in this incident.

The other fatal incident, occurred northerly along South Camp, while three JCF officers were on mobile patrol in that area.

Both incidents were reported as an exchange of gunfire between the officers and a group of men.

The police have reported that a shot gun was recovered at the scene in the March Pen Road Community; and a 9mm Ruger pistol at the other scene.

The INDECOM teams have processed both scenes, the bodies 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 these incidents 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.

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