August Town Man Shot Dead at Bar, One Injured

Henry Bucknor Mckoy's News Crime Investigator

Jamaica News, April 13, 2018 – August Town Man Shot Dead

St Andrew, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – One man was shot and killed while another man was shot and injured as gunmen opened fire on patrons at a bar in August Town on Thursday April 12.

The deceased has been identified as Osbourne Townsend 56-year-old laborer of August Town.  The other man has since been admitted to hospital in serious condition.

Reports are that about 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Townsend and the other man were at a bar in August Town, when two armed men armed with handguns entered the establishment, opened fire on them then escaped in a waiting motor car.

The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded men were transported to hospital where Townsend was pronounced dead and the other man admitted.

Please send us your Feedback, News Item, Photos and/or Videos to our WhatsApp Number 1-876-353-1389 or Email [email protected]

Recently Published

Montego Bay Man Killed in Freak Accident at Bogue
Edmund Daley

Elderly St Andrew Man Missing, Last Seen at Funeral

Jamaica News, St Andrew: 62-year-old Edmund Daley, who is otherwise called ‘Ed’, has been missing since 30 December 2018. He is from Border Avenue in Havendale, St Andrew. Daley is of dark complexion, slim build, and is about 177 centimetres (5 feet 10 inches) tall. Reports from the Constant Spring Police are that Daley was […]


ASAJ Commended for Expanding Facility at Independence Park

Jamaica News: Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, has commended the newly renamed Aquatic Sports Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), formerly the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica, for its initiative to expand its facility to better serve the aquatic sports fraternity. “We are proud of the efforts of the ASAJ, because we […]


ODPEM Looking to Promote Culture of Earthquake Preparedness

Jamaica News: The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is looking to promote a culture of earthquake preparedness and response among Jamaicans. “We want to (stir) the nation into action because earthquakes or tsunamis can occur at any time,” said Director General of the agency, Major Clive Davis. “While we have no control…the […]