Thursday 26 November, 2020

Man reportedly takes own life after shooting two, including woman

The Westmoreland police are investigating the death of a man who is believed to have shot himself after he reportedly shot and injured two other persons in the parish early on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Daniel Akeem Porter of Shantilly, Westmoreland.

The injured persons have been treated and since released from hospital.

Reports are that early Thursday morning, Porter and a woman with whom he had an affair were at a premises in his community when they had a dispute.

A gun was reportedly brought into play and the woman was shot and injured.

The owner of the premises reportedly intervened and during an ensuing struggle with Porter, the owner was shot when the gun went off.

Porter then reportedly shot himself and died on the spot. 

The injured man and woman were taken to the hospital for treatment.

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