28-year-old Arseno Samms, otherwise called ‘Shabbe’, a shop keeper of Red Ground district, in Negril, Westmoreland, was shot and killed by armed men in his community on Saturday, March, 6.
Two other people, including a female, were also shot and injured, and are presently nursing gunshot wounds at hospital.
Reports from the Negril police are that about 1:30 pm, Samms and the two other victims were in the vicinity of a shop in the community, when they were pounced upon by armed men.
The men opened fire hitting Samms and the two other victims multiple times, before making their escape in the community on foot.
The police were later summoned, and upon arrival, all three victims were rushed to hospital, where Samms was pronounced dead, and the other two victims admitted in serious but stable condition.