Westmoreland killings

Jermaine Godfrey

Gunmen continue to wreak havoc in Westmoreland, snuffing out the lives of two more persons.
In the latest incident, which occurred on Tuesday, 23-year-old Akeno Johnson of Red Ground, Negril, was shot and killed by unknown assailants.
Information released by the Negril police indicate that Johnson and his girlfriend were travelling on a motorcycle along the Red Ground main road at about 12:10 a.m. on Tuesday.
On reaching a section of the road, a silver motor car drove up beside them and the occupants, who were armed with guns, opened fire at them and the vehicle sped off.
Johnson, who received gunshot wounds to the upper body, was rushed to the Savanna-la-Mar General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
And, investigations are ongoing into the shooting death of Jermaine Godfrey, otherwise called ‘Blacks’, of Grange Hill.
He was shot and killed in his community on Thursday March 29. The Morgan’s Bridge Police report that about 12:10 p.m., Godfrey and a friend were walking in the community when they were pounced upon by two men armed with guns who opened fire at them.
Both men received gunshot wounds and were subsequently taken to the Savanna-la-Mar General Hospital, where Godfrey succumbed to his wounds.
The other man was treated and released.


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