Friday 3 July, 2020

Funeral home worker shot dead in downtown Kingston

A police service vehicle is parked ahead of a cordoned section a crime scene along upper King Street in downtown Kingston on Wednesday.

A police service vehicle is parked ahead of a cordoned section a crime scene along upper King Street in downtown Kingston on Wednesday.

A man was shot dead by unknown assailants in downtown Kingston on Wednesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Orlando Maxwell, a funeral home worker of a Central Village, St Catherine address. 

Reports are that about 10am, Maxwell was standing along upper King Street when occupants of a red motor car opened fire, hitting him multiple times.

He was pronounced dead at hospital.

Police have not ascertained the motive for the killing.

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