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UPDATE: 16-year-old shot dead


UPDATE: 16-year-old shot dead

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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)