Monday 18 March, 2019

Westmoreland vendor 'Pringle Man' gunned down

Westmoreland police are probing the murder of a vendor who was gunned down in his community while on the job late Monday night.

The police have so far only identified the deceased as 'Pringle Man' of Petersfield, Westmoreland.

Reports are that about 11:30 pm, the vendor was riding his bicycle, which was heavily stocked with goods, in Petersfield Square, when men rode up on two motorcycles and opened fire on him.

'Pringle Man' was shot multiple times and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A popular vendor, 'Pringle Man' was especially known for catering to customers late at nights.

No motive has so far been established for the killing.

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