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Police probe shooting of unidentified woman in St Catherine

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 4:00 PM

Detectives attached to the Portmore Police Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are investigating the circumstances under which a woman was shot and killed in Salt Pond Gardens, St Catherine.

According to reports, about 10:30 Saturday night, residents heard explosions and summoned the police.

On their arrival, the body of a woman was seen with gunshot wounds.

The woman was rushed to hospital and pronounced dead.

The police are now seeking the public’s help to identify the woman's body.

It is of brown complexion, slim build, about 5'5" long and is believed to be in its mid-20s or early 30s.

It was clad in a grey sweater, white sleeveless blouse, black leggings and a pair of black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information which can assist the police is being asked to contact the Portmore CIB, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station.