Man shot dead in GT

| 17/12/2012

jackson murder.jpg(CNS): A 23-year-old Jamaican national was shot dead Sunday night in George Town and a 21-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Police say that they received a report of gunshots being fired at about 10:30pm in the Shedden Road vicinity of Printers Way. While Uniform Support Group officers were en route to the scene, they came across avehicle at the junction of Shedden Road and Thomas Russell Way, George Town, with one male passenger inside, who had been shot. Officers took the victim out of the car and tried to resuscitate him without success. He was later pronounced dead at the scene by ambulance personnel.

The police arrested a 21-year-old male at 1:15am on Monday morning in connection with the killing. However, the investigation into the first murder of the year is ongoing and police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have any information to call any of the local police stations or Crime-Stoppers at 1 800 (Tips) 8477. 

Shedden Road remains closed from the traffic lights at Thomas Russell Way near Jacques Scott's to the junction with Dorcy Drive at NAPA as well as Printer Way running off Thomas Russell Way to Shedden Road while police process what appears to be two crime scenes.

Check back to CNS later for more on the fatal shooting

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