Sunday 25 October, 2020

Chinese businessman gunned down in Montego Bay

Police personnel and curious onlookers at the scene of the murder of a Chinese businessman in Montego Bay on Monday.

Police personnel and curious onlookers at the scene of the murder of a Chinese businessman in Montego Bay on Monday.

A Chinese national was gunned down by armed robbers in Montego Bay, St James on Monday morning. Another man was shot and injured in the incident. 

The police are yet to release the identity the deceased, who was reportedly the operator of a supermarket along Barnett Street in the resort town.

Preliminary reports are that about 11 am, the businessman and two other people were pounced upon along Church Street by unknown assailants who opened fire.

The businessman and another man, said to be his employee, were shot multiple times before the hoodlums escaped with an undetermined sum of money.

The businessman was pronounced dead while the condition of the injured man is not immediately known.

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