Man Fatally Shot, Grandfather Wounded in Westmoreland

A man was shot dead and his 84-year-old grandfather wounded after gunmen broke into their home in Whithorne, Westmoreland on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as  Delano Gayle, otherwise called ‘Spider’, a construction worker.

According to the Whithorne police, around 11:55 p.m, Gayle, his grandfather, and other family members were at home when they heard banging on the door.

Minutes later, two heavily armed men allegedly kicked in the door and opened fire on Gayle, who fled into his grandfather’s bedroom.

The gunmen reportedly sprayed the house with gunshots before fleeing on foot.

The police were alerted and upon arrival, Gayle was discovered suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. His grandfather was shot in the leg.

Gayle was pronounced dead at hospital, while his grandfather was admitted in stable condition.

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