Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News)- Mother And Daughter Critically Injured During Home Invasion: A 75-yr-old woman and her 45-yr-old daughter were admitted to the Sav La Mar Hospital following a shooting incident in the parish on Saturday, September 17, 2017.
Reports by the Sav La Mar police are that shortly after 5:30 a.m. on Saturday both victims were at their two apartment board dwelling house on Darling Street when eight men armed with high-powered weapons entered the yard and started to search for two men. The gunmen kicked open the doors of several houses in the yard in search of the men.
The gunmen’s search was unsuccessful, so they kicked open the door to the house occupied by the females and open fire on the entire house, hitting them both. The men escaped in the area on foot while residents in the area summoned the police. On arrival of the police, both victims were rushed to the Sav La Mar Hospital where they were admitted in serious condition.
The police have reported that this latest shooting has stemmed from an ongoing gang warfare in the community of Sav La Mar, Westmoreland.