Jamaica Crime News: Hanover Couple Shot – One man was shot and injured and his common-law wife shot and killed, after two armed men travelling on a motorcycle invaded their home in Lances Bay, Hanover on Sunday afternoon, February 24.
The dead woman has been identified as 24-year-old Keneisha Kerr, while the 28-year-old boyfriend is presently at a hospital in serious condition.
Reports by the Lucea police are that shortly after 4:00 p.m., on Sunday Kerr and her common-law husband, were at their home in Lances Bay, when two men rode to the yard on a motorcycle.
The gunmen opened fire hitting Kerr’s boyfriend, who ran from the yard and managed to escape in bushes.
The armed men then went inside the house and opened fire hitting the female multiple times to her upper body, before escaping on the waiting motorcycle.
The Lucea police were summoned and upon their arrival, the male was discovered suffering from gunshot wounds and the female shot to death inside the house.
The scene was processed and they were both transported to the hospital, where the wounded man was treated and admitted in serious condition, while the female was pronounced dead.