One man is dead and a woman is fighting for her life in hospital after they were shot multiple times, Friday afternoon.
Officer in Charge of the Central Detective Unit Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash said, shortly before noon, police got call of a shooting incident in the Nassau Village area.
“The officers once they arrived on the scene they met one male victim who was unresponsive the police after confirming other information from persons in the area they received information that a second victim who was also shot was transported to the hospital via private vehicle,” Cash said.
“EMS was called here at the scene and pronounced the young male individual deceased. The new information the police are working with at this time is that shortly after midday today (Friday), three persons emerged from the rear of this building onto a porch where several persons were engaging in a social conversation, they opened fire on these individuals which resulted in two persons being shot. The male victim succumbed on the scene and the female victim was taken to the hospital via private vehicle.”
Police have not identified the victim but eyewitness news understands he is 24-year-old Ricaro Mallory Bullard. He was killed on the porch of his grandmother’s home. The condition of the woman is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to contact police at 911 or 919, the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 328-TIPS.
The country’s murder count now stands at 66 for the year.