Murder count climbs to 8

Murder count climbs to 8

Police are searching for the suspects responsible for a shooting which left a male dead yesterday.

According to reports, shortly after 10:00 pm, a man was sitting in the doorway of his home on Irish Spring Court off Plantol Street, when a vehicle came through the corner and stopped in front of his house. Two men, one armed with a firearm came from the vehicle, approached the man and shot him before getting back into the vehicle and speeding off.

Paramedics were called to the scene, but were unable to revive the man and he was pronounced dead. Investigations are ongoing.

Update: The murder victim has been officially identified as Chamico Pheron Mackey, 35.

Three suspects to be arraigned in court

Three suspects will appear in the Magistrate Court on today at 2:00 pm to be formally charged with murder.

The men are being charged in connection with the homicide which occurred on 19th January, 2018, at Maxwell Lane, Rock Crusher.