Man killed at lottery shop

July 12, 2016

A man was shot and killed in Spanish Town, St Catherine, yesterday while purchasing lottery tickets.

The deceased has been identified as 28-year-old Omar Morrison, otherwise called Basil.

Reports from the police’s Corporate Communications Unit are that at about 2:30 p.m, Morrison was inside a lottery shop in Boonie Blue Flag Boulevard, Spanish Town, purchasing tickets when gunmen walked up, and opened fire, hitting him multiple times.

The assailants then fled the scene.

Morrison died on the spot.

Another man was also injured and was taken to the hospital where he is being treated.

Investigations continue.


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