UPDATE: Police killing sparks Tivoli unrest 
SSP Steve McGregor speaks with residents in Tivoli Gardens this morning.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Unrest was sparked in Tivoli Gardens by this morning's police killing of 19-year-old Tevin Gordon at his home in the community.

Angry residents, who blocked a section of Bustamante Highway near a section of the community called 'Bumps', are now protesting the killing and are demanding justice for the young man.

According to reports from the police, Gordon was killed during a confrontation with them. The cops also reported that a firearm was retrieved during the incident.  However the residents insist that the youngster was in bed at the time of the shooting.

"No shoot-out never did gwaan, de bwoy inna him room a sleep and dem kill him in front a [him] 5-year-old nephew," one resident said.

"De youth inna him underpants a sleep," another said.

In the meantime, shots were fired on the police post in Tivoli Gardens in the aftermath of the incident.

Read: Avoid Spanish Town Road; gunmen, police in gun battle

Tanesha Mundle

Police patrol in Tivoli Gardens after shots were fired at the station this morning. (Photo: Lionel Rookwood)

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