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Security Alert: Shooting and Police Activity on Road to Airport in Kingston (27 November 2023)
November 27, 2023

Event:  A police-involved shooting and corresponding police and protest activity has been reported on Mountain View Avenue near the Jacques Road.  Roads are closed to traffic and no vehicles can pass in the area.  U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid the area for the duration of the police activity.  Personnel travelling to the airport have been instructed to take a secondary route via South Camp Road until the protest and police activity has dispersed.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the area of Mountain View Avenue near Jacques Road.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.