Jamaica Crime News, St James: The St James Police have now indicated that an official manhunt has now been launched, for one of two men who were recently listed as persons of interest in connection with the shooting of a police Constable, and then given 24-hours to turn himself over to the police.
One police source told our news team that, the time given to the accused identified as 23-year-old, Brandon Stora, otherwise called “Cha Cha” of Paradise Norwood, has expired and he has now been listed as a wanted fugitive.
His co-accused who has been identified as Steve Earl, otherwise called “Pedro, Monster, Forehead or Shane” a welder of Hendon in Norwood, turned himself over to the police in the presence of his lawyer, shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Earl and Brandon Stora are the men that were fingered in the shooting of police Constable Sheldon Murray, on Sunday Morning, April 21.
Stora is yet to turn in himself and the police say they are once again sending a strong warning for him, to surrender immediately.
Reports are that, shortly after 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, Constable Murray who is stationed at the Freeport Police Station and resides at a section of the Norwood community, known as Docatone, had just left his home when he was ambushed by armed men.
The men opened fire hitting Murray over eight times to his upper body, before escaping in the area.
Constable Murray was rushed by his colleagues to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where he was treated and admitted.