Monday 27 January, 2020

Female vendor shot dead in Buff Bay, Portland

The Portland police are probing another homicide after heavily armed men sprayed bullets on a group of family members, leaving a female dead, in Buff Bay in the parish on Wednesday night.

The deceased woman has been identified as 52-year-old Sandra Gordon, a vendor of Diamond district in Buff Bay.

Preliminary reports are that Gordon was sitting with relatives outside a shop which they operated in Olivere district at about 8:00 p.m., when men armed with rifles approached them and opened fire.

It is further reported that the relatives managed to escape unharmed, leaving behind Gordon, who was shot several times.

The gunmen then fled the area.

The police were later alerted and on their arrival, Gordon was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds.

She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

No motive has yet been established as investigations continue into the incident.

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