St. James, Jamaica (McN)– A 30 years old taxi operator was shot and killed by gunmen in Rose Heights, St James on Friday night.
He as been identified as Joel Murray of a Green Tank address also in Rose Heights.
Reports are that. About 10:45 pm on Friday Murray drove to his home and parked at his gate.
He alighted from the car and was immediately ambushed by a group of gunmen.
Murray ran but on reaching a section of his yard he was shot several times to death by the gunmen.
The gunmen then made their escape in the area while family members who heard the explosions discovered Murray suffering from gunshot wounds.
The Mount Salem and Freeport police were alerted and upon arrival the victim was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.