15-y-o Girl Shot Dead by Stray Bullet in Seaview Gardens, St Andrew
A family in Seaview Gardens in St Andrew is now mourning the death of a 15-year-old girl who was killed on Saturday while in her community.
The deceased has been identified as 15-year-old Olivia Gonzales, who was a student of Tarrant High School.
Reports are that Gonzales was outside her home attempting to connect to her wifi, while a group of friends were handling an illegal firearm at approximately 9:05 pm when the pistol went off and hit the teenager fatally.
The pistol and its owner has not yet been discovered by the police, who came on the scene shortly after the incident occurred.
The teenage girl was taken to the hospital, where she was confirmed dead. No one else was injured during the incident.
The victim’s 18-year-old brother Keenan Gonzales, who is still in disbelief at his sisters passing, told a group that “Mi just can’t believe me likkle sister dead. She nuh start live no life yet. We bond wul heap and if we cuss we tun it inna gimmicks. I was at a friend listening to music and somebody come tell me she get shot in her hand. That bad and not suh bad, but fi know she dead and can’t come back.”, said the saddened teenager.
The police is currently carrying out their investigations to determine the whereabouts of the weapon and the shooter.