22-y-o Man Shot Dead by Gunmen in Runaway Bay, St Ann
On Wednesday morning in Runaway Bay St. Ann, a labourer was killed by unknown assailants gunmen.
The young man was identified as 22-yr-old Gawayne Russell, also known as ‘Pops’ and ‘Romaine’. He resided in Content Gardens, Ocho Rios, and Claremont in Runaway Bay.
According to reports, residents heard gunshots coming from Claremont Street and alerted the Runaway Bay police.
When police arrived on the scene, they found 22-yr-old Russell lying face down with gunshot wounds to his body.
He was then rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation continues by the Runaway Bay police, however, some statements given by residents that Russell was murdered by unknown assailants traveling in a motor vehicle, have yet to be confirmed.
No motive has been determined for this crime as yet but the police are still in search of the perpetrators.
Since the start of the year, the murder total in St. Ann is now at 19, including Russell’s death.