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St James: Laborer Murdered in Granville

St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Laborer Murdered in GranvilleThe Granville police have now stepped up security presence in their policing area, following the murder of two men over the past two days.

Community members stated that they believed that the killing of the latest victim on Wednesday was an act of reprisal for the shooting on Monday.

Laborer Murdered: The latest victim has been identified as Nicholas Kerr otherwise called ” Jason or Rusty Boy ” 40-year-old laborer of Cunningham Drive in Granville.

Reports are that about 12:00 midday on Wednesday, Kerr was standing among a group of men at a shop located on Cunningham Drive.

A motorcar with two men on board pulled up outside the shop and one man alighted from the car. The man brandished a handgun and fired one shot hitting Kerr to the upper body.

He ran and the gunman gave chase and shot him again several times in his chest.  The gunman then escaped in the waiting motor car.

The wounded man was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Residents in Granville are now saying that Kerr was shot and killed as an act of reprisal for the victim who was killed on Gunn’s Drive.


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