Jamaica News, April 16, 2018 – Gunmen Invade Sav Bar
Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s New) – A group of heavily armed men opened fire on several patrons at a bar, in the parish of Westmoreland on Saturday night, killing one man on the spot and injuring another.
The injured man who is said to be a laborer in his mid-twenties, is presently still at hospital in serious condition. Meanwhile, the police has given the name of the deceased as 33-year-old Kerron Thomas, laborer of Meylers Avenue also in Savanna-la-mar.
The Savanna-la-mar police have reported that about 9:35 p.m. on Saturday night, April 14, Thomas and the other victim were among a group of patrons at a bar along Meylers Avenue when they were ambushed by a group of armed men who opened fire on the group.
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The patrons ran in various directions to avoid being killed, but Thomas and the other man were both shot to the upper body.
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The police were summoned to the scene and upon arrival, both Thomas and the other man were transported to the Savanna-la-mar hospital where Thomas was pronounced dead and the other man admitted in serious condition.
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