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Redemption Sharpes resident gunned down in Murray’s Village

Redemption Sharpes resident gunned down in Murray’s Village

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This country recorded its 19th murder for 2015, when on Sunday, October 4, the bullet riddled body of Redemption Sharpes resident Jerry Williams was discovered at Murray’s Village.

Investigators from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Major Crimes Unit (MCU) responded to a report of gunshots {{more}}in the area, shortly after 7 p.m.

According to a police press release, Williams, a 36-year-old labourer, was walking along the Murray’s Village public road, when he was approached by an unknown assailant, who opened fire at him.

Williams sustained several gunshot wounds to his head and subsequently died on the spot.

A post-mortem examination is expected to be performed on the body today, Tuesday.

St Vincent and the Grenadines, over the past week, has recorded a number of gun related incidents, three resulting in deaths.

Questelles resident Rawlson Williams was on Saturday, October 3, shot and killed by police, following an exchange of gunfire in the vicinity of popular night spot, Huffles Ranch, in Brighton.

On Saturday, October 3, Elon Barbour, 27, a labourer of New Montrose, was shot on the left side of his lower back, as he made his way home sometime after 7 p.m. He is currently a patient at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH).

Rockies resident Dexter Rodney was on October 1 shot three times about his body by an unmasked man, as he exited the popular hang-out spot, ‘The Plant Shop’, at Lower Bay Street, Rose Place area. He, too, is warded at the MCMH nursing injuries to his left shoulder and abdomen.

After being shot one day earlier, New Montrose resident Dennis Quintyn succumbed to his injuries at the MCMH on September 30.

Quintyn, 57, a shopkeeper, was shot in his shoulder and stomach by an unknown assailant around 9 p.m., while hanging out with some friends near to his home.(KW)

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