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Jamaica: Man Believed To Be Of Unsound Mind Shot In St Ann, INDECOM Investigating

A man believed to be of unsound mind was shot and injured by police in Brown’s Town, St Ann, on Thursday morning.

The officers were responding to a call that he was attacking persons in the centre of the town. 

The Independent Commission (INDECOM) has since launched an investigation into the incident.  

Reports indicate that sometime after 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, two officers from the Brown’s Town police station responded to complaints that a man was attacking individuals in the town.

On arrival, officers tried to apprehend the man, however, he allegedly attacked them with a knife.

The cops took evasive action and reportedly fired two shots, one of which caught the man in his foot. 

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