Detectives attached to the Barnett Street and Freeport police stations, in Montego Bay, St. James, are presently processing a crime scene where one man was shot and killed, and another shot and injured, along a section of Orange Street, in Montego Bay, known as “North Gully”, on Thursday, April 18.
The deceased has been identified as, 28-year-old Romario Chin, otherwise called ” Bigga” laborer of Paradise Rowe, also in North Gully.
The identity of the injured man who is said to be 22-year-old is being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports are that, shortly after 5:30 a.m., on Thursday, Chin and the other victim was standing among a group of men, at a section of North Gully in downtown Montego Bay, known as Chuck Front.
While at the location they were approached by a lone gunman, who opened fire hitting both men multiple times to their bodies. The gunman then made his escape in the area on foot.
Following the shooting, the police were summoned, and upon their arrival, Chin and the other man were both discovered suffering from gunshot wounds.
Both victims were rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where Chin was pronounced dead, and the other man admitted in serious condition.