Shooting death in Brittons Hill
Police are investigating the unnatural death of a man whose identity is yet to be established.
Lawmen say they received a report around 4 a.m. Friday of gunshots being heard in the area of Valery, Brittons Hill, St Michael, where the lifeless body of a man was later discovered in the area of the Valery playing field.
They are seeking the public’s assistance in confirming his identity. Anyone with information is asked to call emergency number 211 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477)
In the meantime, lawmen are investigating a shooting incident at Forde’s Road, Christ Church, which occurred around 5.35 p.m. yesterday.
The victim – 40-year-old Shawn Lorde of Brittons Hill – was shot in his right leg.
Lorde and other persons were sitting under a tree when an unknown assailant fired several rounds. Lorde was injured and was transported to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital. His injury is said to be not life-threatening.