According to residents of Hayes located in Clarendon, a car was shot up by police that had occupants 20 years old and under. Two persons are confirmed dead while a teenage girl has also been reported dead from the incident that currently leaves another in critical condition in the hospital.
The driver, 20-year-old Kevaughn Salmon and his cousin, 17-year-old Janoy Blair are the confirmed deaths. An aunt of one of the injured told a reporter that about 8 kids were in the car that was signalled to stop by an alleged private police car, the car did not stop. The Aunt who was in tears explains that the police shot up the car that had the kids, then plant a gun on them.
According to the police, a car was in fact signalled to stop by law enforcers, they also confirmed that the car crashed after, but did not confirm the reported fatal police shootings.
Learn more from the video report below.
Several Clarendon residents this morning protested what they call the indiscriminate police shooting of a car carrying children yesterday in the community of Hayes. The driver, 20-year-old Kevaughn Salmon and his cousin, 17-year-old Janoy Blair, have since died. #GLNRToday pic.twitter.com/TgwcVb4Tqu— Jamaica Gleaner (@JamaicaGleaner) June 13, 2021