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Female Guard Shot Dead During Gun Battle in Yallahs, St Thomas
Two security guards came under a gun attack in Yallahs, St Thomas on Friday, resulting in the death of one of the guards.
Dead is 34-year-old female security guard, Jahleet Jefferey, of Yallahs, who was shot dead by an unknown assailant while walking to a bus stop.
Reports are that Jefferey was walking with her child’s father, who is also a security officer, when they were pounced on by a gunman.
The attacker shot at the two guards several times and Jefferey was hit in the back.
Her child’s father, who is a license firearm holder, pulled his weapon and returned the fire at the gunman, who managed to escape.
It is not known if the gunman was hit in the exchange of gunfire.
The injured guard was taken to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.