'Snakeman' killed by licensed firearm holder in St Mary

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'Snakeman' killed by licensed firearm holder in St Mary

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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ST MARY, Jamaica – Twenty-seven-year-old Ricardo Taylor, otherwise called 'Snakeman' and 'Hot Head', of Frontier district, Port Maria, was fatally shot during a confrontation with a licensed firearm holder after he was caught stealing crops at a farm in Trinity district in the parish on Tuesday.

Reports are that about 6:05 am, a licensed firearm holder went to his farm and saw Taylor and another man stealing bananas and plantains. He called out to the men and one of them ran; however, Taylor was fatally shot after he confronted the licensed firearm holder.

The matter was reported to the Independent Commission of Investigations.

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