Heavy tension hangs over downtown Kingston as reports emerged that the son of former Matthews Lane don Donald ‘Zeeks’ Phipps was shot a short while ago.

A large crowd has converged on the Kingston Public Hospital where the son of convicted killer Donald ‘Zeeks’ Phipps is being treated after being shot by the police.

Leonardo Phipps was rushed to the hospital a short while ago after being shot and injured in the West Kingston community of Mathew’s Lane.

A large contingent of police is also currently in the community.

The elder Phipps is serving life imprisonment for the 2005 murder of Dayton Williams and Leroy Farquharson.

More information later.