Detectives attached to the Negril police Department, in Negril, Westmoreland, have commenced a probe into the circumstances which led to the death of a man, who was reportedly gunned down during a gang warfare in his community, on Saturday, March 6.
The deceased has been identified as 28-year-old Devon Mosley, otherwise called ‘Bandoo’, of Red Ground, in Negril, Westmoreland.
Reports are that about 11:30 am, Mosley and a group of men went to a section of Red Ground called Grove Land, when they engaged another group of men in an alleged shootout, at a fowl farm in the community.
Mosley was reportedly shot during the gang-related conflict, and ran from the scene. Following the shooting, a search was carried out for him, which led to him being discovered in a section of bushes, suffering from gunshot wounds.
He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Following the incident, a number of residents have moved out of the community, in fear of their lives.