Cobra shot; Oneil still critical

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | 2:00 AM    

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Reports are that deejay Ewart Brown, more popularly known as Mad Cobra, was last evening admitted to the Spanish Town hospital suffering from gun shot wounds.

Information, up to press time was sketchy, but one source close to the deejay said he was shot in the upper body, close to the shoulder.

"Him get two shot in the shoulder and he's at Spanish Town (hospital)," the source said.

Cobra is the second artiste in as many days to be shot.

Meanwhile, the condition of singer Oneil Edwards of the group Voicemail, was still listed as critical, as he battles for life at the Kingston Public Hospital.

However, reports are that the singer's vital signs have stabilised and the swelling on the brain had decreased.

Yesterday, friends of Edwards in the music fraternity, held a second vigil, this time at the hospital, where they sang and prayed for the singer's recovery. Among the persons present were Stone Love selector, Geefus, Macka Diamond, Ashley Martin, Bugle, Raine, Nicky B, Mr Vegas and D'Angel.

The 36-year-old Edwards was shot all over the body and in the head by unknown attackers about 1:30 Monday morning.

According to reports, one finger was shot off and the bullet which struck him in the head had fragmented and was causing swelling in the brain. — Yasmine Peru

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