Thursday 24 January, 2019

Cops believe teen behind Diego Martin murder

Police are pursuing several leads as the investigation into the death of 18-year-old Jerome Ottley continues.

Ottley was one of two persons who were shot on Quarry Street, Diego Martin, by two unknown assailants around 9pm that day.

The other victim, 25-year-old Atiba Quamina, is said to be nursing gunshot injuries to his shoulder and left foot.

According to reports, both men were in the yard Quamina’s home when a white Tiida pulled infront of the house.



Two men, armed with firearms, then exited the car and opened fire.

They then returned to the vehicle and sped off.

Ottley, police said, died on the scene.

LoopTT was told by investigators that the incident was said to be a reprisal for another shooting incident which was recently recorded in the area.

They are pursuing information received that another teenager may have been responsible for the killing.

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