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25-y-o Taxi Driver Shot Dead by Gunmen in Port Maria, St Mary
The St Mary police are probing the parish’s third murder in less than a week as a taxi operator was shot dead by gunmen, who posed as passengers on Monday night, May 8 along the Roslyn Road in Port Maria in the parish.
The deceased man is 25-year-old Georgeo Thompson, otherwise called ‘Dangles’ or ‘Popuss’ of Albion Mountain in the parish.
Reports from the Port Maria Police are that about 11:20 pm, Thompson was travelling from Port Maria with a female on board, when gunmen allegedly boarded his taxi along the Roslyn Road.
The gunmen later proceeded to rob him of his cell phone and cash. They subsequently opened fire, hitting Thompson to his upper body, before making their escape.
Thompson was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The female was reportedly not harmed.
Investigations are ongoing by the police.