St James: Another Amity Hall Shooting

St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Amity Hall Shooting: Over the past two days, two persons have been shot and killed in the Amity Hall policing area in St James. The latest victim is said to be a 47-year-old man from North Hampton in St Elizabeth.  He was shot and killed by unknown assailants at a house where he resided in Amity Hall.

Dead is Melton Minto, and he was living in Gilsbro District in Amity Hall.

Reports by the Amity Hall police are that. Minto was last seen alive by residents on Friday about 7:30 pm, in the Sign Community. Later on Friday night, his brother kept ringing his cell phone but it went unanswered.

About 7:30 am on Saturday, November 11, the brother went to his house to investigate, and discovered that the front door was
opened. Upon entering, he saw Minto lying in his bed in a pool of blood.

The police were summoned, and upon their arrival,  it was discovered that Minto had what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

He was transported to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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