The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said the Negril Criminal Investigations Branch is probing the shooting death of a man on Nompriel Road in Westmoreland yesterday, July 28.

The deceased is 28-year-old Sean Newell, otherwise called Demar, from Damp Road in Logwood, Hanover.

The JCF explained: “Reports from the Negril police are that, about 4:30am, Newell was walking towards his motorcar when he was pounced upon by a lone gunman who opened gunfire hitting him several times. The gunman then escaped on a waiting motorcycle.

“The police were summoned and Newell was taken to hospital where death was confirmed. Investigations continue,” added the JCF.

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By Mills