22-y-o killed at birthday party in alleged gang-related drive-by shooting

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A 22-year-old man was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting in Rose Heights, St James on Wednesday night.

The deceased man has been identified as Gevanny Brown of an Amity, Cambridge address in the parish.

According to the police, Brown was attending a birthday party in a section of Rose Heights called Village Top when the shooting occurred.

OBSERVER ONLINE learned that the now-deceased man was standing with a group of individuals at approximately 10:45 pm on Wednesday when the occupants of a black Toyota Corolla motorcar opened gunfire hitting him “all over the body”.

“The police were summoned and upon arrival of the police, Brown was seen lying on the roadway in a pool of blood,” a police source told the OBSERVER ONLINE.

Brown was transported to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Unconfirmed reports are that the man’s shooting death is gang-related as a well-placed source told OBSERVER ONLINE that Brown was attached to the ‘Prekeh’ gang which is said to be located in Cambridge.

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