Saturday 28 March, 2020

Police respond to shooting, find body on roadway

Police are investigating a homicide, which occurred in Maracas, St Joseph on Monday.

The victim has not yet been identified.

According to reports, around 8.20 pm officers proceeded to San Gregorie Road, Maracas Royal Road, relative to a report of shooting in progress from the Command Centre.

While proceeding along Maracas Royal Road, a short distance north of Waterfall Road in the vicinity of the WASA Installation, they observed an apparent accident involving a silver AD wagon and a panel van, both abandoned.

The officers proceeded to make further checks along San Gregorie Road, where they observed the body of the deceased lying in a grassy area on the side of the roadway.

Police say the victim bore gunshot wounds to the head.

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