Westmoreland, Jamaica (McN) – ELECTRICIAN SHOT FROM UTILITY POLE : A 28 year-old man was shot and killed by gunmen while working on the top of a utility pole in Negril, Westmoreland last Sunday morning.
The victim is identified as Deon Miller, otherwise known as “Lion Paw,” of a Negril Address.
Reports by the Negril Police are that shortly after 9:30 am on Sunday, Miller who is a contracted electrician was working on the top a utility pole in the Tank Hill Community, when two men traveling in a motor vehicle pulled up along the pole.
One of the men brandished a handgun and opened fire, hitting the electrician, who was still on the pole.
Miller who was killed, is alleged to be an employee of the brother of Marvin McIntosh, otherwise called “Coni,” 36 years-old , the wholesale manager, who was murdered at his shop in Prospect District, Green Island, Hanover on January 9, 2017.
32 years old Cashier, Tasha Gordon was also kidnapped by two armed men who invaded the wholesale grocery store where she works in Prospect Square and where McIntosh was shot to death. Hundreds of fellow community residents and Police has carried out massive search for her, but only found her slippers and JD$9,000.00 in the cain field that she was dragged through during her abduction.
ELECTRICIAN SHOT FROM UTILITY POLE: The Negril Police who are investigating the crime say they are unable to tell at this time if both incidents are linked.