Three Sh0t One F@t@lly In Portland/JBN
The police are reporting that preliminary investigations into the shooting death of a man and the injuring of two others along West Street, Port Antonio, Portland yesterday have indicated that the incident is not politically connected.
The deceased has been identified as 24-year-old Tevin McKenzie, otherwise called ‘Chris’ unemployed of Halls Avenue, Port Antonio.
Reports are that about 11:45 pm, all three people were standing in front of a bar when they were approached by a gunman who opened fire hitting them.
They were taken to hospital where McKenzie succumbed to his injuries and the other two men admitted in stable condition.
The police are urging anyone who might have information that can assist in their investigations to contact 876- 993-2546, Crime Stop at 311, Police 119 Emergency number or the nearest police station.
Meanwhile, the mvrder tally in Portland has increased to six since the start of the year.
Among those killed in the usually peaceful north coast parish was former East Portland Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, who was found with multiple stab wounds at his home in Passley Gardens at about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 2.
Following intense investigations by the Major Investigation Division (MID), 20-year-old Simeon Sutherland of Buff Bay in Portland was charged with the politician’s killing.
The accused was remanded in police custody on his first court appearance earlier this month
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