Updated Story- Foreign National Shot and Killed at ATI-Dream Weekend Party in Negril During Altercation with Security Guard

Jamaica News: The Westmoreland police have now launched an investigation surrounding the  death of a kingston businessman, who is also foreign national, and who was shot and killed during an altercation with a security guard at the launch of the ATI-DREAM WEEKEND party in Negril ,Westmoreland on Friday  morning , August 3rd.

The deceased has been identified as Jean Matthieu, 37 year old,  businessman of 10 B,  Millsbrough Crescent, Kingston 11 and Canada.

In the meanwhile the police have taken a 27 year old,  security guard who is also of a Kingston address and employed to Dream Weekend, into custody for questioning in connection with the shooting death.

Reports by the Negril police are that about 3:15am, on Friday morning, the launch party for the ATI Dream Weekend was  in full swing at the Cayeene  Beach , when Matthieu attempted to pass through the VIP area with a female who was not wearing an arm band. .

Matthieu declared his armband , the security guard insisted that he was not going to allow the female entry without an armband.

It is further that an argument developed between the businessman and the security guard, during what time, Matthieu slapped the security to his face.

Matthieu who is is licenced firearm holder pulled his licenced Sigsaur 9mm pistol,  serial number 58 B119930 and pointed it in the directions of the security guard.

The Jamaica music fraternity was plunged into mourning after the passing of “Carrot” formerly of world renowned group Third World.

The guard who is also a licensed firearm holder pulled his licenced firearm and fired one shot hitting Matthieu to the regions of his chest.

The wounded businessman fell to the ground and was rushed to the Savannah  la mar hospital , where he died whilst being treated.

The police were summoned to the scene and upon arrival Matthieu’s firearm was handed over to them , and the security guard taken into custody for questioning.

Between the period of July 16th to August 3rd a total of seven persons have been murdered in the parish of Westmoreland.

This figure have taken the total to  65 persons been murdered  across the parish of Westmoreland since the start of the year.

By: News Reporter

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4 Comments

  • i dont see the Security do anything wrong because he was doing his job.

  • As a woman I would feel way more impressed if a man bought me a VIP ticket, than if he tried to sneak me in free to the party. Just sayin….

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