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Kingston teen charged with murder

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2020 | 7:21 PM
The police say Jamarley Palmer otherwise called ‘Ziggy’ of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 2 has also been charged with conspiracy to murder, and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

An 18-year-old eastern Kingston resident has been charged with murder. 

The police say Jamarley Palmer otherwise called ‘Ziggy’ of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 2 has also been charged with conspiracy to murder, and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

The charges relate to the murder of 26-year-old Shavon Hall of Mountain View Avenue, Kingston 2 on October 3.

It is reported that about 8:30 p.m., Palmer went to Hall's house and opened gunfire at him after the man did not meet a demand.

The police were summoned and Hall taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

During an operation on Tuesday, October 13, Palmer was arrested.

A week later, he was charged.

His court date has not yet been finalised.

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