A woman was shot and killed last night at her home in St Ann last night.
Dead is 36 year old Yanique Pitt Powell. According to sources Mrs Powell was home with her brother and her child when armed men attempted to break in the house. She braced the door while her brother ran with the child to safety.
Reports are that 4 shots were fired through the door which all hit Mrs Powell. Her brother returned to assist her only to find her suffering from gunshot wounds.
She is a past student of St Hilda’s High School for girls and past students have been expressing shock and dismay since news of her killing has emerged.