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Woman dies following ATM shooting


Woman dies following ATM shooting

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POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 58-year-old St Michael woman.

Preliminary investigations revealed that she was attacked by two men when she went to the automatic teller machine at University Drive, St Michael.

The incident occurred around 9 p.m. last night.

The woman was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance and later succumbed to her injuries.

Police have appealed to anyone who can provide information that can assist with these investigations to contact the Black Rock Police Station at 417-7500, or 417-7505, police emergency number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800 –TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station. 

All information received will be strictly confidential.

Police also issued some reminders for the general public.

If possible, avoid using an ATM after dark. If you must, choose one that is well lit and not in an isolated location

As you leave the ATM, be aware of anything suspicious. If you think you are being followed, go to an area with a lot of people and call the police.

Try to avoid using an ATM by yourself; take someone you trust with you or only use an ATM when others are around. (PR/NB)