Mechanic gunned down near plaza in Ocho Rios
Yellow Tape/Crime Scene

ST ANN, Jamaica - A man was shot dead during a daring daylight gun attack in the vicinity of a popular plaza in Ocho Rios, St Ann on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as 35-year-old Marcus Murray, a mechanic of Parry Town in Ocho Rios.

Reports are that about 5:10 pm, Murray was standing near the plaza when he was pounced upon by a lone gunman who shot him in the head.

The shooting sent several persons scampering for cover, and the culprit managed to escape during the melee.

Murray was later pronounced dead at hospital.

The Ocho Rios police are following strong leads into the murder.

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