An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding a report of a shooting incident that occurred on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Brighton which left Kishorn Jackson, 31 years old Conductor of Arnos Vale dead.
Preliminary investigations revealed that on Monday, June 27, 2022, at about 8:45 pm, Jackson and two other men were walking along the Brighton Public Road when they heard gunshots emanating close by. Upon hearing the gunshots, the men reportedly ran and sought refuge in a nearby supermarket. The men later made inquiries as to the whereabouts of Jackson and subsequently found Jackson lying in a pool of blood in front of the supermarket. As a result, the incident was reported to the police who later arrived on the scene.
Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene by the District Medical Officer (DMO). The motive surrounding the killing is unknown at the moment.
A postmortem examination is expected to be carried out on Jackson’s body to ascertain the exact cause of death. Investigations in the matter are ongoing.
Persons with information that can assist with this investigation are encouraged to contact the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Crimes at telephone number 1-784-457-121; the Officer-in-charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at 1-784-456-1810; or the Officer in charge of the South-Central Division at 1784-458-4200; or any police station or police officer you are comfortable speaking with. All information received would be treated confidentially.
Jackson’s death marks the twenty-second homicide reported for 2022.