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UPDATE: St D'Acre residents still restive after fatal shooting

Monday, December 14, 2020

ST D'ACRE, St Ann  — A stretch of roadway within this community remained blocked up to a few minutes ago as residents continue to protest yesterday's shooting death of 43-year-old farmer Glester Dwayne White. He was allegedly shot by an off-duty member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

A placard-bearing brother of the victim was among those at the mostly peaceful scene this morning.

Earlier in the day, police officers attempted to clear sections of the debris-strewn road, including one section where a small fire blazed. Residents quickly moved in to once again block the road.

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has been called in to probe the shooting, which stemmed from a dispute over water. The victim's five-year-old son is said to have witnessed the fatal shooting.

-Content provided by Donicka Robinson

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