Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man shot dead, 18-year-old woman injured in Westmoreland

A 21-year-old man is dead and an 18-year-old woman is in hospital battling for her life following an attack by gunmen in Morgan’s Bridge, Westmoreland.

The dead has been identified as Logan Miller, o/c “Alkaline” resident of Kings Valley.

Reports are that about 9:15 p.m., on Friday police were called to the Mint Road area of the community by residents who heard loud explosions.

Police during a search of the area found Miller lying in a yard with gunshot wounds to the upper body.The female was seen with gunshot wounds to the abdomen.

Sources say persons who carried out the attacked escaped from the area.

Both were assisted to the Savanna-La-Mar Hospital where Miller was pronounced dead and the female admitted in serious condition. 

Residents say the attacks have left many persons in the community on edge.

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