Police kill two in St James

December 30, 2017
Police use yellow tape to block off the entrance to the Kingston Mall in downtown Kingston during their investigation into a murder-suicide in 2016. A security guard had reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend at the scene before killing himself.


The Independent Commission of Investigations is investigating an incident that left two men dead after a confrontation with the police yesterday in Albion, St James.

The dead men have been identified as 32-year-old Shawn Dent and 19-year-old Ackeem Taylor, both of Albion addresses.

Reports are that about 5 a.m. the two challenged the officers to a shootout, when they were killed.

One Taurus 9 mm pistol and two 9 mm rounds were seized during the incident.

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