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Police Commissioner condemns killing of UTech student

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2015 | 11:13 PM
Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams has described the attack as senseless and brutal.

Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams, is condemning the shooting death of a female university student last night.

Reports from Matilda's Corner Police are that about 7 o‘clock Shanique Walters and a friend were walking home in the Hope Pastures community when they were approached by an unknown vehicle.

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The driver of the vehicle reportedly brandished a firearm and demanded money.

When the demands were not met, he opened fire, hitting Walters.

The other female was unharmed.

Walters died while undergoing treatment at hospital.

Shanique Walters, a 22-year-old student of the College of Health Sciences was shot dead as she ran away from an armed man who demanded her bag. – Contributed Photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shanique Walters, a 22-year-old student of the College of Health Sciences was shot dead as she ran away from an armed man who demanded her bag. – Contributed Photo

Williams has described the attack as senseless and brutal.

He also condemned the killing of a one-year-old child and his father in St James on Tuesday night.

According to Williams the police are committed to bringing the perpetrators to justice.

 

Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams