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Update: Shooting victim identified

Tameisha Sobers

Update: Shooting victim identified

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POLICE ARE AT this time conducting investigations into the shooting death of 23-year-old Jamal Worrell at Bleak near Indian Ground, St Peter.

Acting public relations officer Station Sergeant Ronald Cobbler spoke to NATION ONLINE at the scene.

“The deceased is a temporary employee here at a farm here at the Bleak and about 3:20 p.m. this afternoon he and his brother  . . . were working at the farm when they encountered five or six men traversing the area. They made inquiries of the men and the men in turn opened fire fatally shooting the deceased,” he said.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying persons seen running or driving away from the scene. They are asked to call 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station. (TKS)