Police Commissioner condemns killing of UTech student
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.
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
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.