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Infant school teacher gunned down in St Elizabeth

Published:Tuesday | December 7, 2021 | 11:37 AM
Residents rushed the wounded woman to hospital where she was pronounced dead. - Contributed photo.

The Treasure Beach Police in St Elizabeth have launched a manhunt for two gunmen who shot and killed a primary school teacher this morning in Treasure Beach.

Twenty-eight-year-old Chanel Smith, who was a teacher at the Sandy Bank Infant School, was attacked near the school's compound in the Sandy Bank community.

The police report that about 7:40 a.m., Smith, who resided in Sandy Bank, was walking towards the school when she was approached by two men travelling on a motorcycle.

It is further reported that the pillion pulled a handgun and opened fire hitting Smith multiple times.

The men then escaped.

Residents rushed the wounded woman to hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

- Hopeton Bucknor

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