Jamaica Crime News, Westmoreland: Investigators from the Savanna-la-mar Police Department in the parish of Westmoreland, say they are now carrying out a search for the person (or persons) behind the shooting death of an American national in Sheffield district on Saturday night, February 16,
The deceased has been identified 43-year-old Timothy Harper, an Information Technology Consultant who hailed from the United States of America, but was living in Sheffield district in Westmoreland, up to the time of his death.
Reports by the Negril Police are that about 9:00 p.m., on Saturday, Harper who left his home to pick up his wife, drove his motor car to the establishment where she was in Sheffield district and parked outside.
While sitting in the vehicle, Mr Harper was reportedly approached by a man who brandished a handgun and opened fire hitting him multiple times, then fled the scene on foot.
Residents summoned the police and upon their arrival, Harper was rushed to the Savanna-la-mar hospital where he was pronounced dead.