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'Oney British' shot dead

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 12:00 AM
Scores of onlookers gather at the scene where 'Oney British' was shot

Detectives attached to the St Andrew Central Police Division are searching for clues in the shooting death of popular dancehall personality ‘Oney British’.

'Oney British', whose real name is Alphanso Harriot, was shot several times while driving his white Mercedes Benz motorcar near the National Stadium on Mountain View Avenue, in St Andrew last night.

The 56-year-old was a member of the popular ‘British Link-up Crew’ whose leader, Owen Clarke, more popularly known as ‘Roy Fowl’ or ‘Father Fowl’, was shot and killed last month by unknown assailants at a street dance in Kencot, St Andrew.

The police report that Harriot, a building contractor, was driving along Mountain View Avenue when he was shot by men travelling on a motorcycle.

He reportedly lost control of the vehicle before it slammed into a utility pole

A police team reportedly took him to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The gunmen escaped.

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