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Man dies after shooting incident in Pinelands

Man dies after shooting incident in Pinelands

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A man succumbed to gunshot wounds, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) on Wednesday night.

Police say the 31-year-old, whose name was not released, was shot at St Ann’s Road, Pinelands, St Michael around 10:38 p.m.

When patrols responded to the area, one unit encountered the injured man about to be taken to the QEH in a private car and police escorted the vehicle to the hospital. However, within moments of arriving, the victim was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

Investigations are ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed or have any knowledge of this incident may contact District A Police Station at 430 7242/ 7246, police emergency 211, Crime Stoppers 1800 8477 (TIPS) or any Police station. (PR/SAT)