Elephant Man babymother saves son as she is sprayed with bullets

October 05, 2016
Contributed Shamar Grant

Shamar Grant, a St Andrew woman who is said to be the mother of one of Elephant Man's children, reportedly had a premonition of her death.

Grant, 35, was shot multiple times as she laid in bed with her 13-year-old son at their home in Cedar Valley Road in St Andrew on Monday.

"A Sunday me see her and she a tell mi say she nuh like how she feel 'cause she have a bad dream. She say she dream somebody a chase har down fi kill har, and she run go over Jack and go hide under the cellar and she end up escape. When she done talk, she go cook har dinner, and from that mi nuh see har back," one of Grant's friends told THE STAR.

Unknown assailants opened fire on Grant through an open window at about 3:20 a.m.




Community members professed her love for her son and that she protected him, even up until her dying moment.

"'Ratty' love har son to death, mi a tell yuh ... . Him a go turn 14 on October 22. Him tell wi say when him mother get the first shot, she shub him offa di bed and tell him say, 'Stay behind mi'," a friend said.

"She love him, mi a tell yuh. Fi har life was all about har little Shizzle sah," said one community member.

Grant's uncle Conroy Pinnock told THE STAR that she was very loving and straight-forward. He said that he does not know who would have wished to harm her.

"Mi neva hear she say she and nobody have nuttn and no bad vibes nuh gwaan or she would a tell har friend them," he said, staring blankly.

There was a cloud of gloom over the entire community yesterday as members gathered and looked on while songs such as Alkaline's Gone Away and I-Octane's Lose a friend were being played.

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