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Murder near Country Park Towers


Murder near Country Park Towers

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A 46-year-old man was shot and killed early this morning.

The deceased had been in a parked vehicle in an area between Country Park Towers Block #5 and Highrise Block #1, near Country Road, St Michael, talking with another man around 12:25 a.m.

They were approached by a man whose face was hidden by a scarf. He was said to be carrying a firearm.

He ordered both men out of the vehicle and robbed them of money and other valuables. During the ordeal, a gunshot was heard and one of the men fell to the ground. The other man was unhurt and the assailant fled the scene on foot.

Police arrived at the scene and personnel from the Emergency Ambulance Service confirmed the man was dead.

The man’s identity is being withheld until the family has been notified. (PR/SAT)