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UPDATE: Man murdered on Beechwood Avenue identified

Thursday, October 05, 2017

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The police have identified the man who was shot dead at a bar on Beechwood Avenue in St Andrew last night.

Read: Man shot dead on Beechwood Avenue

He is 34-year-old Dwight Wedderburn of East Avenue, Kingston 5.

Reports are that about 6:30 pm Wedderburn was among patrons at a bar when he was pounced upon by an unknown assailant who opened gunfire hitting him several times. The police were summoned and on their arrival he was seen with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives assigned to the Half Way Tree Criminal Investigations Branch are investigating.