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Two men injured during attack on St Joseph home

Harry Clement

Harry Clement is nursing a gunshot wound to the chest

One man was shot in the chest and another one struck in the head with a gun during an apparent burglary at Lammings, St Joseph early Saturday.

The victims – 61-year-old Harry Clement and 56-year-old Hugh Kellman – were both treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and discharged following the 2 a.m. attack.

Clement said he was lying in bed when three masked man entered his home. A struggle reportedly ensued between him and one of the alleged robbers before he was shot, while his friend Kellman, who was said to be in the living room watching the World Cup cricket match between Pakistan and South Africa, was struck in the head.

Within a split second I [was] knocked out,” Kellman told reporters.

Both men are admittedly still shaken by the incident.

Pointing to bloodstains and bullet holes in his home, Clement said the intruders fired several gunshots, one of which passed through his chest and grazed his arm.

Though the robbers made off with a case with money and clothes, he said he was happy to be alive.

Lawmen are investigating.

6 Responses to Two men injured during attack on St Joseph home

  1. Ella Rose Babb
    Ella Rose Babb March 8, 2015 at 5:40 am

    Happy these gentlemen are alive…

  2. Mohamed Adam
    Mohamed Adam March 8, 2015 at 5:50 am

    The police keep saying crime down you tell me

  3. Browne-love Jan
    Browne-love Jan March 8, 2015 at 6:30 am

    Sad..coming into people’s home..i experienced never sleep properly again!

  4. Gloria Mendes March 8, 2015 at 10:32 am

    Thank god the men are alive. It could have ended much worse.

  5. seagul March 8, 2015 at 10:32 am

    The economy of the island with the cost of living is getting higher and higher—the price of fuel, gas food. The educational system is failing our children. This reality as it is only leads to violence

  6. jr smith March 8, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    They must always be an excuse ,west indians take they time from,the Hood and the US ghettos , we are stuck with all the crap t so deal with it.


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