Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: The Portmore Police are now carrying out investigation surrounding the shooting death of a Racehorse groom, and the shooting and wounding of his girlfriend while the common-law couple were in their bed in St Catherine on Thursday morning, May 24.
The deceased has been identified as Orlando Marshall, otherwise called “Cody” of a Gregory Park address also in St Catherine. The wounded girlfriend is presently at hospital in serious condition.
Reports are that shortly after 2:00 a.m., Marshall and his girlfriend were in bed when armed men kicked open the door of the house and sprayed them both with bullets, then slashed the groomer’s throat. The men then escaped in the area.
The Portmore Police were summoned and upon arrival, both wounded victims were transported to hospital where Marshall was pronounced dead and his girlfriend admitted in serious condition.
By Henry Bucknor