Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: The Spanish Town police are now carrying out a series of investigations surrounding the cold-blooded murder of a Minister of Religion, while at his church in Spanish Town on Thursday afternoon, September 20.
The dead pastor has been identified as 29-year-old James Johnson of Union Estate also in St Catherine.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 5:00 p.m., Reverend Johnson was in the middle of teaching a class at his church in Spanish Town, when a man entered the building.
The man brandished a handgun and walked up to Reverend Johnson, opened fire, and hit him multiple times before exiting the building.
Persons within the church ran from the church and sought safety on the outside.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the pastor was discovered lying in a pool of blood.
He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.