Jamaica Crime News, Kingston: One man has been taken into custody in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old teenager who goes by the name “Pastor” in Kingston on Saturday, June 2, 2018.
The police also pointed out that the deceased, Ryan Guthrie, otherwise called, “Pastor” is of a James Street in Kingston.
Reports are that shortly after 4:30 p.m., Guthrie and a group of friends were walking along a section of Harris Street in Kingston when a motor car drove up. One man alighted from the motor vehicle and brandished a handgun.
The man opened fire hitting Guthrie multiple times to his upper body before escaping in the waiting motor car.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded teenager was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The police then carried out a series of investigations which led to the arrest of the suspect. His identity is now being withheld pending further investigations.
By Henry Bucknor