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Barber shot, falls from third floor of plaza in Portmore

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:00 AM
Police investigators at the crime scene. Shortly before 11 a.m today, a Gleaner team in the area heard at least a dozen loud explosions. After receiving several shots inside a bar on the third floor, the barber fell two floors down landing in front of the Spanish Grain meat outlet - Corey Robinson photo

A St Catherine barber has been rushed to hospital after receiving several shots then falling from the third floor of a plaza in Port Henderson, Portmore in the parish.

The St Catherine South Police are now processing the scene.

Shortly before 11 a.m today, a Gleaner team in the area heard at least a dozen loud explosions.

After receiving several shots inside a bar on the third floor, the barber fell two floors down landing in front of the Spanish Grain meat outlet.

The shooter, who onlookers said was wearing a hoodie, then walked down the flight of stairs, crossed the Port Henderson main road, and escaped in a waiting motor car.

The meat outlet has since been closed.

The barber worked at a salon on the third floor of the Port Henderson Plaza beside the bar where the shooting happened.

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