22-y-o man shot during confrontation with police in St Ann
ST ANN, Jamaica – A 22-year-old St Ann man was fatally shot during a confrontation with the police in Retreat, St Mary on Friday morning.
Dead is Tylon Spence, a painter of Steer Town, St Ann.
Reports are that Spence was at a party in Retreat when he reportedly attacked a female patron with a firearm. However, a lawman, who was on location intervened and opened fire at Spence hitting him.
Spence was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
One .45 Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing five .45 rounds was reportedly retrieved from him.
The Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau and the Independent Commission of Investigations are probing the incident.