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Police recovers firearm from man killed by unknown assailants

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 9:28 AM    

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HANOVER, Jamaica — A man was on Sunday shot dead by unknown assailants and a firearm later recovered from his person by the police in Elvin Town, Hanover.

Dead is 25-year-old Odane Atlan of Kew District in the parish.

Police say that about 2:15pm residents heard loud explosions and summoned them. On their arrival Atlan was seen on the ground in a pool of blood with what appeared to be several gunshot wounds.

According to the police a .38 revolver was then taken from the injured man.


He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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