Brittons Hill walk-through

20160616_142441Police are at this hour conducting a walk-through of areas of the volatile Brittons Hill, St Michael community.
The walk-through, which started at Valery, comes on the heels of at least two recent shooting deaths of persons with strong links to the area.
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Today, residents complained about an influx of drugs and firearms, as police promised to step up their presence in the community.
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Last Friday, 25-year-old Kadeem Joseph of 2nd Avenue Grazettes, St Michael was found dead around 4 a.m. at the rear of the Brittons Hill, Resource Centre. His untimely passing came immediately on the heels of Wednesday night’s shooting death of 23-year-old Rico Reid, who was shot and killed while waiting to board the Jolly Roger.
Lawmen are also probing a shooting incident at Forde’s Road, in which 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 was not deemed life-threatening.

One Response to Brittons Hill walk-through

  1. Lennox hewitt June 16, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    All of a sudden now Britton Hill want to see the police these would not be the same person that hate the police and now want them ? Hope wunna see now how important the cops are real important .

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