Jamaica News, January 10, 2018
Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Police Teenage Son Murdered: The 16-year-old son of a Police Corporal was shot and killed by a group of gunmen in Irwin, St. James on Tuesday night, January 9.
He has been identified as Marc Williams, a fifth form student who attends Cornwall College in Montego Bay.
The Granville Police reports that shortly after 9:35 pm on Tuesday, the police Corporal who is attached to the Falmouth Traffic Division in Trelawny, drove his vehicle to a section of Irwin known as Meadow of Irwin to pick up his son who was reportedly coming from a Bible study.
He drove up to his son and immediately as he was about to enter the vehicle, a group of men opened fire on the vehicle. The boy ran towards the rear of the car while the police officer took evasive action and returned the fire.
Police Teenage Son Murdered: the gunmen were seen running from the area and made their escape on foot. The police officer then came out of the vehicle and went to check on his son and discovered that he was shot to a section of his chest.
He immediately transported him to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he died whilst undergoing treatment.
The policeman was not shot.
This is the fifth person to be murdered in the parish of St James since the start of the year.