Jamaican News – December 27, 2017
St Andrew, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Four-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead: a 4-year-old boy is dead as a result of allegedly shooting himself in the head on Tuesday, one day after Christmas.
The Hunts Bay police are reporting that four-year-old Nathan Newman was found with a gunshot to his head while at home with his father.
The boy was reportedly at home at Delamere Avenue, off Waltham Park Road, St. Andrew on Tuesday, Dec. 26, with his father, when around 6: 45 p.m., relatives heard a large explosion and rushed to find the cause, where they found Nathan, shot.
It is further reported that the child got hold of his father’s licensed firearm when his father went outside of the house.
He was taken to hospital but dies while being treated.
Police are investigating.