Incident Summary:

09/03/2007: During elections, unknown gunmen fired upon a polling station amidst elections in Kingston, Jamaica. The attack left one man injured.

GTD ID:
200709030005

When:
2007-09-03

Country:
Jamaica

Region:
Central America & Caribbean

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

South East St. Andrew

City:
Kingston

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Polling Station
Nationality of Target Jamaica
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Large turnout in Jamaica but shooting mars election day activities," BBC Worldwide Monitoring, September 3, 2007."