Thursday 5 December, 2019

St Thomas man shot dead and his 7-y-o daughter seriously injured

The St Thomas police are probing the shooting death of a man and the injuring of his seven-year-old daughter in Lloyd’s district, Yallahs in the parish on Sunday, May 5.

The dead man has been identified as Jermaine Kelly, a 35-year-old taxi operator of Lloyd’s district.

Reports from the Yallahs police are that about 3:40 a.m., Kelly was alerted by a fire at his doorway.

While extinguishing the blaze, he was reportedly greeted with gunfire by armed men.

The police were summoned and upon their arrival, Kelly and his daughter were seen with gunshot wounds.

They were taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead and the child was admitted for treatment in a serious condition.

The police are asking anyone with information that can assist in their investigations to contact the Yallahs Police Station at 876-982-5075, the police 119 emergency number, or the nearest police station.

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