Sunday 15 December, 2019

St Catherine shopkeeper shot dead in St Ann

The St Ann police are probing the shooting death of a shopkeeper in the Moneague area of the parish on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as 54-year-old Leecroft Reid of Ewarton, St Catherine.

Police reports are that about 8.30 pm, Reid was walking along the Jacob's Ladder main road, when he was pounced upon by unknown assailant(s), who opened gunfire, hitting him multiple times.

Residents who heard the explosions alerted the police and on their arrival, the scene was processed.

The body was later removed to the morgue for a post-mortem to be conducted.

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