Gunmen struck in the volatile community of Salt Spring in Montego Bay, St James on Tuesday evening. They left one man dead in their wake.
The murder victim has so far been identified only by his alias, ‘Lizard’.
Police report that about 6:45 pm, 'Lizard' was standing at his gate when a gang of gunmen approached him. Before he could make an escape bid, the attackers cornered him and shot him in the face.
As he fell to the ground face first, one of the men reportedly stood over him and pumped several more bullets into his body to ensure that he would not survive the attack.
The men then escaped before police arrived on the scene. A large crowd of grieving residents reportedly gathered around the victim's bleeding body, which was clad in a white t-shirt and a cut jeans pants.
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