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Man killed at former SOE checkpoint in Westmoreland

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2022 | 9:19 AM
Grant was riding his motorcycle along the roadway when he was pounced upon by persons travelling in a white motor car.

A man was shot and killed along the Belle Isle main road in Grange Hill, Westmoreland on Friday.

He has been identified as 40-year-old Nardo Grant of Farm Pen in Savanna-la-mar in the parish.

It is reported that shortly after 2 p.m. Grant was riding his motorcycle along the roadway when he was pounced upon by persons travelling in a white motor car.

The attack occurred at a section of the roadway which was recently a State of Public Emergency checkpoint.

The occupants of the vehicle open fire at Grant before speeding away.

The police were summoned and Grant, who was discovered suffering from gunshot wounds, was rushed to the Savanna-la-mar Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Some 130 persons have been murdered in Westmoreland since the start of the year.

- Hopeton Bucknor

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