Man shot dead on Spanish Town Road
The scene where 33-year-old Sheldon Murray was killed

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Thirty-three-year-old Sheldon Murray, otherwise called ‘Kush’, or ‘Joe’ of Pretoria Road, Kingston 13 was shot and killed by unknown assailants on Spanish Town Road, Kingston 13 on Monday, May 30.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 8:15 am, Murray was at a bar when two armed men travelling in a Toyota Fielder motor car entered the establishment and opened gunfire.

The police were alerted. Murray was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations continue.

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