Jamaican Crime News, St Catherine: An American female was shot and killed while another man shot and injured, after a group of gunmen shot up the vehicle in which they were travelling in St Catherine on Tuesday afternoon, June 19, 2018.
The deceased has been identified as, 24-year-old Armelia Frazer of a Connecticut in the USA. Another man who was also shot and injured during the attack is presently at hospital in critical condition.
Reports by the Central Village Police are that about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Frazer along with the wounded driver and three other persons were travelling in a motor vehicle along a section of the Caymanas main road.
On reaching a section of the roadway, another motor car with four men travelling on board drove up to them, the men brandished handguns and opened fire on the vehicle.
Frazer and the driver were both shot and injured. They were immediately rushed to hospital where the female was pronounced dead and the male driver admitted in serious condition.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, it was discovered that the vehicle in which the gunmen were travelling while making their escape crashed some distance away.
The investigators combed the area in search of the gunmen but without success.