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25-y-o Man Shot & Killed by Unknown Assailants in Westmoreland
A man who was facing a rape charge was shot and killed by unknown men in Westmoreland on Wednesday morning.
The deceased has been identified as 25- year-old fruits vendor Kevin Lewis of a Savanna-la-Mar ,Westmoreland address.
Lewis was also facing a charge of wounding with intent.
Reports are that about 1:00 this morning Lewis was at his fruits stall in Hendon, Savanna-la-Mar when he was pounced upon and shot by two men who alighted from a motorcycle.
The hoodlums made their escape from the scene on a motorcycle.
Lewis was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. He became the second vendor to be shot and killed in the parish in a little over 24 hours.
Another vendor Lance Edwards, also called Pringle Man, was shot and killed in Petersfield by men travelling on motorcycles on Monday night.
The police say there is no connection between both incidents.