Cop Confirmed Dead from Police Station Shooting in St Mary
A police officer who was wounded in a gun attack in which a woman was killed has died from his injuries.
The woman who was shot and killed at the Islington Police Station in St Mary on Sunday afternoon has been identified. She is 62-year-old Dawnette Maxwell of Galina in the parish.
Police confirmed Monday morning that officer, District Constable Toyan ‘T-Jay’ Ormsby, who was attached to the Islington Police Station, has also died.
On Sunday, the police declined to provide details behind the shooting, but sources explained that the policeman was believed to have carried out the shooting, including of himself.
Reports are that about 1:45 p.m., gunshots were heard on the station compound. When checks were made, the woman and the district constable were found suffering from gunshot wounds.
The injured man and woman were taken to hospital, where Maxwell was pronounced dead and the police officer was admitted in serious condition.
He has since died.