Protests erupt in Grant’s Pen after music producer shot and killed by police

Residents of Grant’s Pen took to the streets on Wednesday (December 29) to protest the killing of a popular music producer.

The 28-year-old producer, known only by his street name, as Pod Man was affiliated with dancehall newcomer Jashii.

Pod Man was shot and killed by police in the community on Tuesday (December 28).

Reports are that some time after 8:00 p.m. police responded to reports of shots being fired. 

Podman was killed during the confrontation with the police.

According to police .45 semi-automatic pistol was recovered from the deceased.

Residents in the area, however, dispute the official report noting that they are of the belief that Pod Man was targeted by the police.