St Mary 3-year-old Shot Dead by Gunmen in Annotto Bay
Jamaica News, February 15, 2018
St Mary, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – St Mary 3-year-old Shot Dead: the Annotto Bay police in the parish of St Mary are now in search of three men who shot and killed a 3-year-old baby girl in the parish on Valentine’s Day.
The dead child has been identified as Kalesia Matthews also affectionately called “Pooka,” of an Annotto Bay address, in the parish of St Mary.
Reports are that shortly after 10:00 pm., on Wednesday, February 14, the child was walking along Cane Lane with her mother and stepfather, just minutes away from their home.
The couple and child were returning home from a Valentine’s Party held in the area, with the mother walking ahead of the man and child.
Upon reaching the vicinity of the Annotto Bay Fire Department, the stepfather and the child who was walking about 5 minutes behind Kelesia’s mother, came upon a group of men who were standing along the roadway.
The gunmen who were dressed in hoodies brandished handguns and opened fire on the man and the child.
St Mary 3-year-old Shot Dead: Kalesia father managed to escape death but he discovered that the child had been shot in the regions of her chest.
The wounded child was transported to the nearest hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The police were then informed and are now carrying out investigations into this latest shooting.
Police they have not yet discovered a motive for this shooting and murder.