Jamaica Crime News, Trelawny: The Trelawny police have now confirmed that the third man who was among two other men, fatally shot by the police in Friendship district, Trelawny on Monday evening, October 22, has been positively identified.
He has been identified as Denton Grant, 46-year-old laborer of Friendship district.
Grant was among a group of armed men who were shot and killed, during a heated gun battle between themselves and the Trelawny police.
The gun battle resulted in the fatal shooting of the three men, which includes the leader of the dismantled “Ski Mask Gang” and the seizure of two illegal firearms.
The other men have been identified as, Adrian Walker, otherwise called “Lippy” who is the feared leader of the now “Ski Mask Gang”, and Robert Miller, otherwise called “Indian or Pagey “.
Reports by the police are that about 5:30 p.m. on Monday, a team of officers were carrying out foot patrol and search duties, in sections Friendship district in Trelawny.
On reaching an open field surrounded by bushes, they came under gunfire from Walker and his henchmen. The police returned the fire and an heated gun battle ensued.
During the exchange of gunfire, Walker and the two other gunmen were fatally shot, while two managed to escape in bushes.
A search of the area led to the seizure of a Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol and a Luger 9mm pistol along with several 9mm cartridges.
The police say both Walker and Miller were being sought for shooting with intent, and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, among other crimes.