Hubert Black Shot to Death in Norwood

A strong security detail has now been deployed in Shanty Town, Norwood, St James following the shooting death of one man, and the shooting and wounding of another, on Tuesday afternoon, October 22.

The dead man has been identified as 53-year-old Hubert Black, also of a Norwood address, while a 32-year-old man who was shot and injured, he is presently at a hospital in serious condition.

The police reports that about 3:00 p.m., both men were among a group of persons standing inside a shop at Shanty Town when they were ambushed by three men armed who opened fire hitting Black and the other man multiple times to their upper bodies.

The gunmen made good their escape in the area, while residents transported the wounded men to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where Black was pronounced dead and the other man admitted in serious condition.

Following the shooting, the police have stepped up their patrols in the area, and additional JDF soldiers have been sighted in the community

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