'Pressa' shot dead in St James

May 31, 2023

The police in St James have launched a probe into a shooting in Roehampton district in the parish, that has left one man dead, and another injured. 

The deceased has been identified so far only as 'Pressa'. 

The shooting happened sometime after 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

According to police reports, both men were among a group of persons at a shop in Roehampton, when armed men travelling on board a motor car opened gunfire hitting them.

The police were summoned and on their arrival and the victims were rushed to a hospital. 'Pressa' was pronounced dead, and the other man treated and admitted in serious condition.

No motive has been established surrounding the incident.

- Hopeton Bucknor 

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