Jamaica Crime News, St Ann: One man was shot and killed, and a woman shot and injured, as gunmen launched an attack on a bar in Mansfield Heights District in Ocho Rios, St Ann on Tuesday night, October 3.
The dead man has been identified as Sheldon Whyte, otherwise called “Smurf” 27-year-old laborer also of Mansfield Heights area, which is also known as Farmlands.
A female who was also shot and seriously injured by the gunmen is presently at hospital in serious, but stable condition.
Reports by the Ocho Rios police are that about 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Whyte and the female were among patrons at a bar in Mansfield Heights when a group of armed men entered the establishment.
The gunmen opened fire hitting Whyte and the woman, to the regions of their upper bodies. One of the gunmen reportedly chopped Whyte several times, before they fled the scene.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, both victims were transported to hospital where Whyte was pronounced dead and the female admitted in serious condition.