Latest Jamaica News: Kingston Man Executed – On Monday December 2, a man was shot to death on Slipe Road in Kingston, one hour after he was released from the Horizon Adult Remand Centre where he spent three years behind bars, for a shooting charge.
He has been identified as 23-year-old Dishane Dixon of a Kingston address.
According to reports, Dixon had been in lock-up at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre on a shooting charge, had just taken up his bail at the Supreme Court at 2:30 pm on Monday, December 2.
Further reports are that at approximately 3:30 pm, Dixon was on his way home in the back seat of a motor vehicle being driven by his mother, when a taxi stopped in front of her which in turn forced her to stop. Seconds later, loud explosions were heard and Dixon was seen suffering from gunshot wounds to the head.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, Dixon was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
In the meanwhile, the mother who believes that they were being trailed from the Supreme Court related what happened: “Him just get bail and him call me and seh mi fi come pick him up. So mi pick him up and mi drive come straight up. As me reach deh suh, a taxi man stop right in front of me and I was saying, ‘Why you don’t drive up the car?’ in a mi mind. And then mi hear boom, and mi hear bow, bow, and him get four shot inna him head,”
“When [it happened] mi deh pon, ‘Jesus, Jesus, Jesus’, and [the gunman] run back to the car. I don’t see the licence plate or nothing…we run out a di car and then we go back inna di car,” the mother said, adding that she was shown a police vehicle, which she drove towards and sought assistance.
She stated that Dixon had been shot eight times five years prior, and was also acquitted of murder.