GTD ID:
199705060001

When:
1997-05-06

Country:
Jamaica

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Kingston Parish

City:
Tivoli Gardens

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Govt
Specific Description Police
Nationality of Target Jamaica
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Firearm
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Jamaica Labor Party Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 16 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 16
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources