Saturday 4 April, 2020

Elderly female vendor gunned down in May Pen

Police have launched a manhunt for a man who shot and killed a 66-year-old woman during a brazen daylight attack in Clarendon on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Patricia Harriott, a higgler of Cornpiece, Hayes in the parish.

Reports are that she was shot and killed by an unknown assailant at the intersection of Main Street and Brooks Avenue. 

The May Pen police report that about 5:20 pm, Harriott was sitting at her stall when she was pounced upon by a man armed with a gun who shot her several times before escaping.

The police were summoned and she was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

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