Police are investigating the shooting death of 20-year-old Taried Junior Rock of 3rd Avenue, Chapman Lane, St Michael.
It occurred after 6 p.m. on Monday during the Grand Kadooment climax on the Spring Garden Highway.
Lawmen say a number of gunshots were heard, and officers, who were on duty along Spring Garden at the time, subsequently discovered the victim’s lifeless body on a sidewalk with fatal gunshot injuries.
As a result of the shooting a number of persons, including a six-year-old boy who was grazed by a bullet, suffered non life-threatening gunshot injuries. They were all transported to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance for medical attention.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact CID Central at 430-7189 or 430-7189; Police Emergency at telephone number “ 211”; Crime Stoppers at 1-800 –TIPS (8477); or the nearest police station.
Lawmen say all information provided will be treated as strictly confidential.