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.