The Police High Command is condemning the killing of Corporal Devon Thomas, who was gunned down in Papine, St. Andrew on Friday, July 2.

“The JCF family extends condolences to the family of Corporal Thomas. We know you are hurting, because the entire JCF is also grieving,” Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson said.

A top-level probe into the circumstances surrounding the killing of Corporal Thomas has been ordered by Major General Anderson.

The Force’s Chaplaincy Services Branch and the Community Safety and Security Branch have been giving support to the colleagues of Corporal Thomas in the St. Andrew Central Division. They have also been supporting his family.

Corporal Devon Thomas was reportedly at a bar in Papine, St. Andrew about 8:35 p.m. on Friday, July 2, when he was shot by gunmen. He succumbed to his injuries at hospital. He last served the St. Andrew Central Division, where he was stationed at the Papine Police Station.