Police charge two men for murder of Spanish Town man

Police charge two men for murder of Spanish Town man

Saturday, November 16, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives assigned to the Kingston Central Police Division say they have arrested and charged two men with murder for the killing of a Spanish Town man on Friday, November 1.

Dead is 29-year-old Allando Hibbert otherwise called 'Moonie', of Ebonyvale in St Catherine.

Charged with murder, illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and shooting with intent are 30-year-old Dwight Leslie, otherwise called 'Cat Fish', or 'Cattas' of Barry Street and 20-year-old Tyreek Johnson, otherwise called 'Ramone' or 'Isis', of Tower Street, both in Kingston.

Police reports are that about 7:30 pm Hibbert was standing at the entrance of an apartment building on Fleet Street, downtown Kingston when he was reportedly approached by two men armed with handguns who opened gunfire at him.

Hibbert ran in an attempt to escape but Leslie and Johnson allegedly chased him and shot him several times. Another man who was in the vicinity of the incident also received gunshot wounds.

Hibbert and the other man were taken to hospital where Hibbert died while being treated and the other man admitted for treatment.

An investigation was launched and Leslie and Johnson were arrested and placed before an identification parade where they were positively identified, the police said.

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