Bike taxi driver shot dead in Westmoreland
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica – A bike taxi operator was shot dead by gunmen in Whithorn, Westmoreland on Friday morning.
He has been identified as 37-year-old Damion Vassell, otherwise called ‘Sicka’, a resident of Old Road in Whithorn.
It was reported that around 11:40 am, Vassell was sitting on his motorbike when a white Toyota Axio motorcar drove up, and the occupants opened gunfire on him. Police said the Vassell was hit several times in the upper part of his body.
He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
At least six 9mm spent casings were retrieved from the scene while it was being processed. No motive has been established for the killing, the police said.