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Police Shot & Killed Gunman from the ‘Ski-Mask’ gang in Old Harbour
An alleged high ranked member of the ‘Ski-Mask’ gang was yesterday shot killed in a shootout with the police in Old Harbour Bay yesterday.
The dead man has been identified as Jermaine Samuels, who is believed to be the third in command for the criminal gang.
Samuels, better known as ‘Badbwoy’, was reported to have fled the the community after his leader and gang creator, Oswyn Jarrett; known as ‘Ski-Mask’, along with five other key members were killed recently.
Samuels was fatally shot and killed while attempting to shoot his way out of being captured by the police in the Settlement district of Old Harbour Bay yesterday.
Reports are that a Bersa 9mm pistol and seven 9mm rounds of ammunition were retrieved during the incident.
According to the communications unit, the gang which is based in Barrett Town, St. James – is linked to many murders, robbery, rapes and other crimes in the western parts of Jamaica.
In a continued effort by the police force to rid the island of these criminals, they have issued a stern warn that the other known members of the gang, which includes Marlon McIntosh otherwise called ‘Pinky’ and Robert Miller otherwise called ‘Robbie’ or ‘Dust’, to turn themselves over to the nearest police station by no later than 6:00 pm tomorrow.