Teen boy murdered in Westmoreland
A 17-year-old Westmoreland boy was gunned down in a hail of bullets early this morning.
Jayre Francis, otherwise called 'Jay', of Ricketts Street in Savanna-la-mar, was discovered with multiple gunshot wounds in a yard along Ricketts Avenue.
Residents reported that around 3:00 a.m. they heard a barrage of gunshots coming from the direction of a yard along Ricketts Avenue.
The police were called to the area.
The team that responded discovered Francis beside a house lying in blood with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.
The scene was processed and the body was removed to the morgue for a post-mortem.
- Hopeton Bucknor
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