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INDECOM probes 3 shootings

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 10:14 AM

The Independent Commission of Investigations, INDECOM is probing three shooting incidents yesterday.

The incidents resulted in the death of two men and the injury of another.

In the first incident, a motor cyclist was shot and injured by a member of the Constant Spring branch of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who were on patrol in the Manor Park area shortly after 4 yesterday morning.

The man was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) where he received treatment.

In the second incident, a man identified as Donnavon Campbell was allegedly shot after a team of police officers entered the premises where he was with a search warrant.

A confrontation allegedly ensued and the deceased was shot.

He was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The police reportedly recovered a fire arm.

INDECOM is also probing the death of a prisoner who was shot while trying to escape custody while on a medical visit to the National Chest Hospital yesterday.