Monday 18 November, 2019

Fisherman shot dead at Poor Man’s Corner in St Thomas

St Thomas recorded its 18th murder on Monday night when a fisherman was shot dead at Poor Man's Corner in the parish.

Another man was shot and injured in the same incident, and has been hospitalised in serious condition.

The deceased has been identified as 37-year-old Carlton Holding, alias ‘Keekee’, of Yallahs, St Thomas.

Police reports are that about 7.45 pm, Holding was with friends at a bar when a gunman approached them.

The man pulled a gun and opened fire, hitting Holding and another man.

The attacker then fled the scene.

The injured men were taken to a hospital, where Holding was pronounced dead and the other man was admitted for treatment.

Police investigations are ongoing into the incident.

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