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Police investigating death of 13-year-old boy

Published:Tuesday | April 26, 2016 | 12:27 PM

The Hunt’s Bay Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in Kingston 11 last night.

He has been identified as J’Quan Forbes.

The police’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) says information gathered so far indicates that the incident happened about 7:15 on Cheetwood Avenue in Kingston 11.

CCU says while inside their house the boy’s father heard explosions and went to investigate.

It says the 13-year-old was discovered by his father on the ground bleeding and suffering from a gunshot wound.

The father is reportedly a firearm holder.

The boy was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

CCU says police investigators are still gathering information in the case.