Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Bar shooting in St Thomas leaves one dead, another injured

The St Thomas police are reporting that two men were shot, one fatally, by gunmen at a bar in Prospect in the parish on the weekend.

The deceased has been identified as 42-year-old Jermaine Bailey, alias ‘Bird’, of Prospect.

Reports are that about 7.30 pm, Bailey was among a group of men at a bar, when a man armed with a firearm entered the establishment and opened gunfire.

Bailey and another man sustained gunshot wounds.

The gunmen escaped in a waiting motorcar.

Te injured men were taken to a hospital, where Bailey died and the other man was admitted for treatment.

A total of 19 persons have been killed in St Thomas since the start of the year.

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