Jamaica News, March 1, 2018 – Spanish Town Vendor Murdered
St Catherine, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – The Spanish Town police say they are now in search of a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man in the parish on Tuesday evening.
20-year-old Shane Beckford, otherwise called “Becky”, a vendor of Henderson Way in Dela Vega City also in Spanish town, was shot dead along Burke Road by a lone gunman in Tuesday, February 27.
Reports by the Spanish Town police are that shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Beckford was selling items along Burke road when he was approached by a man. The man brandished a handgun and opened fire hitting Beckford all over his body. The gunman then made his escape in the area on foot.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.