Saturday 22 February, 2020

Man shot dead in Grants Pen

A man is dead following a gun attack in Grants Pen, St Andrew early Monday morning.

He has been identified as 40-year-old Leon Edie, also called 'Stalkey'.

Police report that at minutes after midnight, Edie was on Grants Pen Avenue when a group of gunmen approached and peppered him with bullets.

Edie collapsed and died on the spot.

The community of Grants Pen, once a hotbed community, has been relatively peaceful for more than a decade since the establishment of a modern police station and the implementation of a community policing initiative.

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