UPDATE: 16-year-old shot dead
Police have identified last night’s shooting victim as 16-year-old Ashton Renaldo Forde, of Green Hill Main Road, St Michael.
Police Public Relations Officer Inspector (ag) Rodney Inniss said, “About 9:35 p.m. a police unit was patrolling the Eden Lodge area when they saw several persons running towards them. They [police] made inquiries as to what happened and were told that somebody was just shot in the area.”
Inniss reported that the police personnel did a search of the area and discovered the body of Forde lying in a track situated between two housing units.
He also said, medical personnel were summoned, and Forde was later pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
The police spokesmen has asked for the public assistance,” anyone having any information in this matter to contact Police at District A Station 430-7242. (KOB/PR)