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Woman Shot Dead, Her 9-y-o Baby Shot and Injured in Clarendon
A mother and her 9 year old child were gun downed at their home in Gayle District Clarendon, on Thursday night by a two armed men who kicked in their door to gain entry.
According to official reports, a 9 year old student of Alley Primary School in the parish, was shot and injured while her mother was shot and killed.
The two victims were home along with an unidentified man, when two armed men kicked their door in and opened fire. Hitting the mother, Jody-Ann Harvey in the upper parts of her body, while her child was struck by a bullet in her buttocks.
They were both taken to the Lionel Town Hospital where Harvey succumbed to her injuries while the child was admitted.
The unidentified man, present at the home at the time of the shooting, has not yet been so it is unclear if he was injured.
The police are currently investigating to ascertain a motive or the parties responsible for the heinous killing.