Thursday 28 May, 2020

Excelsior High vice-principal shot dead at home in St Andrew

Colleen Walker

Colleen Walker

The education community has been left stunned on Holy Thursday evening by the murder of a vice-principal of Excelsior High School in St Andrew.

Colleen Walker was reportedly shot by a lone gunman at her home in St Andrew on Thursday.

The Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) of the police force confirmed the shooting, but said it could not disclose more details.

However, Loop News understands that Walker was at her Queensbury, St Andrew home (near Ackee Walk off Molynes Road) cutting the hedges in her garden, when a man approached her.

Detectives said the man engaged her in conversation, then walked away before returning and shooting her.

Walker was rushed to a hospital, where she died while undergoing surgery.

She has been employed at Excelsior High School for over 12 years.

More details are to be provided in follow-up reports.

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