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Deadly shots


YVETTE BEST, [email protected]

Deadly shots

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MYSTERY SURROUNDS how a robbery victim ended up dead in a police-involved shooting a few minutes after chasing down an alleged burglar yesterday.

Selwyn Knight (below), 57, of Queen Mary Road, Bank Hall, St Michael, met his death just before 7 a.m. while his son was rushed to surgery following the shootings.

Information suggests that Knight, a former port worker, was shot in the chest and died in the middle of the road at Dash Gap, Bank Hall. His son, 26-year-old Junior, was also shot during the burst of gunfire, reportedly receiving injuries to the lower part of his body.selwyn-knight-face

He was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for emergency surgery and relatives said he is expected to survive.

Details were sketchy, but witnesses at the scene told the DAILY NATION the two were chasing down the alleged crook in the family vehicle when the man darted into the house of a lawman. From there gunfire rang out. (YB)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

 


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