Sunday 8 December, 2019

One-legged man shot dead on North Street

Police process the crime scene on North Street in downtown Kingston where an amputee was shot dead on Wednesday morning. (Photo: Marlon Reid)

Police process the crime scene on North Street in downtown Kingston where an amputee was shot dead on Wednesday morning. (Photo: Marlon Reid)

An elderly man said to be an amputee was shot and killed by unknown assailants in a brazen daylight attack on North Street in downtown Kingston on Wednesday morning.

Police report that about 8.30 am, the man was sitting on a sidewalk along the roadway when gunmen alighted from a motor vehicle and shot him multiple times.

The man, who has one leg, was reportedly shot more than 10 times and died on the spot.

Investigators were still processing the scene up to publication time.

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