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Ocho Rios businessman shot

Published:Tuesday | May 6, 2008 | 2:50 PM

Ocho Rios businessman, Dani Gonzales remains in hospital in serious but stable condition after he was shot in the head at his business place yesterday evening.

It is reported that Gonzales was at his tyre establishment at Pineapple Place, Ocho Rios with his 10 year old daughter shortly after 7 p.m. when they were held up by two gunmen.

It is further reported that the gunmen threatened to kill both father and daughter, but Gonzales begged them to spare his daughter before he was shot twice.

The gunmen then reportedly took the businessman’s wallet and cell phone before making their escape in a waiting motor vehicle.

Gonzales is a local dealer for Nangkang tyres.