St James, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – GANG WAR MURDER: one man was shot and killed by unknown assailants in the community of Mount Salem on Wednesday night, April 3. Investigators pointed out that it is believe that all the incidents are linked and has stemmed the gang war
The latest victim has been identified as Aldine Moodie 26-year-old laborer of Hill Top in Piccott Street also in Mount Salem.
Reports by the Mount Salem police are that about 9:30 pm on Wednesday Moodie was standing along Piccott in Mount Salem when he were ambushed by unknown assailants.
The gunmen opened fire hitting Moodie to his upper body before escaping in the area on foot.
The Mount Salem police were alerted and upon arrival the wounded man was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Further reports are that several weeks ago a carpenter from the community was chased and murdered by gunmen at the entrance to a church and since the incident a number of shootings and murders have taken place..