Farmer charged for allegedly shooting two men, one fatally, in Westmoreland
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica— A Westmoreland farmer who is accused of killing a man, and injuring another in a gun attack on Ricketts Street, Savanna-la-Mar in the parish on Saturday, December 30, has been arrested and charged.
Charged with murder and wounding with intent is 25-year-old Tommy McFarlane of Ricketts Avenue, Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland.
He is accused of killing 27-year-old Kemoy Wilson otherwise called ‘Moy’.
Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar police are that about 10:55 pm, Wilson and another man were standing on the roadway when a black Toyota Voxy motor car drove up and McFarlane and another man opened gunfire at the men. Both men were taken to the hospital where Wilson was pronounced dead and the other man admitted for treatment.
The following day McFarlene was apprehended during a targeted raid and was taken into custody where he was subsequently charged.
His court date is being finalised.