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Police name victim of fatal shooting at Black Rock


Police name victim of fatal shooting at Black Rock

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THE MAN WHO was fatally shot this morning has been identified as 33-year-old Jessy David Moore of Free Hill, Black Rock, St Michael.

Two other Black Rock men were also injured in the incident which occurred around 2:26 a.m. at Plum Tree Road, St Stephen’s, Black Rock.

They are 31-year-old Torian Devere Gibson of Straker Road and 20-year-old Shaquille Hinkson of Fairfield Black Rock.

They were all rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private car and Moore was pronounced dead on arrival. Hinkson and Gibson are receiving medical attention.

Police say preliminary investigations revealed that a number of people were gathered at Plum Tree Road where an unauthorised fete was being held. 

A number of men entered the area and proceeded to open gunfire which resulted in Gibson receiving a gunshot injury to his right thigh, Hinkson a gunshot injury to his stomach, and Moore gunshot injuries to his chest and thigh.   

Police are appealing to anyone who can provide any information that can assist with this investigation to call Black Rock Police Station at Telephone numbers 417-7500 or 417-7501, police emergency number  211, Crime Stoppers at 1800 –TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station. (PR/NB)