Latest Jamaica News, St James (McKoy’s News): The Freeport police say they have launched a manhunt for a 24-year-old unemployed man of a New Ramble address in Bogue, who attempted to murder his baby mother and other family members with an illegal gun.
The identity of the suspect is being withheld by the police pending further investigations.
Reports are that earlier this week, the female who hails from Glendevon community, went to her baby father’s house in New Ramble, and while at the house an argument developed between them over the custody of the child.
The man got into a rage and threatened to kill his baby mother, before walking from his own house.
The woman then left the house and joined up with her mother and another family member who was waiting for her outside the gate, and while they were in the process of walking from the community, the accused man crept up behind them with a handgun and opened fire at them.
All three women fled the scene and managed to escape unhurt, before making a report to the police.
The lawmen then went in search of the accused man, who is presently still on the run.