Thursday 24 September, 2020

Higgler killed in home invasion in Westmoreland

A higgler was shot dead by gunmen at his home in Seaton Crescent in Westmoreland on Saturday.

The deceased has been identified as 27-year-old Jermaine Cooper.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar police are that about 10.50 pm, Cooper was at home when he was pounced upon by two gunmen who kicked open a door to the dwelling.

The hoodlums then opened gunfire, hitting Cooper several times, before fleeing the scene.

The police were alerted and Cooper was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Savanna-la-Mar police are investigating the incident.

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