Jamaica News. March 30, 2018 – Three Alleged Gunmen Shot by Joint Military
A team from the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) is now carrying out a full investigation surrounding the fatal shooting of three alleged gunmen, by members of a joint military team on Good Friday morning, March 30, in Amity Hall,
The investigators say they have not yet gotten the full identities of the slain gunmen, but so far two still remain unidentified and one of them has been identified as Fredrick Dawkins.
The Police have reported that, shortly after 5:30 a.m. on Friday, a joint military team within the State of Emergency, carried out an operation at a section of Amity Hall known as Sunderland.
The lawmen stated that, they went in search of a group of armed men who are said to be behind the gun slaying of another man in the Spring Mount area several days ago.
The police further stated that they took a rugged footpath into the hills of Sunderland and came upon a hit in the bushes. While in the process of approaching the guy, they were fired upon by several armed men.
The fire was returned and a heated gun battle ensued. During the exchange of gunfire, the three men were shot and several others escaped in nearby bushes.
Following a search of the area, three men were discovered suffering from gunshot wounds and two illegal firearms loaded with several rounds of ammunition were taken from them.
The three wounded alleged gunmen were transported to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where they were pronounced dead.