Jamaica Crime News, Westmoreland: Green Island High Student Murdered – An 18-year-old, student who attended the Green Island High School in Hanover, was shot and killed by gunmen in his community in Negril, Westmoreland on Thursday night, March 21.
He has been identified as Kehian Pryce, a student of Hermitage district in West End Negril.
Reports reaching our newsroom are that shortly after 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Pryce and another teen were sitting on a bench in a neighbor’s yard in Hermitage district, when two men rode up on a motorcycle.
One of the men alighted from the motorcycle, brandished a gun and opened fire hitting Pryce multiple times.
The wounded teen and his friend managed to run from the yard, but he collapsed a short distance away in a neighboring yard. The gunman then made his escape on the waiting motorcycle.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival, the wounded teen was transported to the Savanna-la-mar hospital, where he was pronounced dead.