Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Westmoreland Farmer Wanted for Shooting: The police in Westmoreland are now in search of a farmer of Cave Mountain in the parish who they say can assist them in their investigations surrounding the shooting and wounding of another farmer in the same community on Saturday morning.
Reports are that shortly after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, the farmer was lying down in a hut on his farm in Cave Mountain. He heard a noise outside and after going outside to see what it was, he saw the accused armed with a handgun. The man immediately opened fire at the farmer who was shot twice to his body but still managed to run from the scene.
After reaching some distance away he raised an alarm and then collapsed. He was then assisted by residents to the Sav La Mar Hospital where he was treated and admitted in serious condition. The Whithorne police were alerted and after carrying out a series of investigations they are now combing sections of the area for the farmer who carried out the shooting.