Ocho Rios higgler shot dead in drive-by

ST ANN, Jamaica – A higgler was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on Monday night.

He has been identified as 30-year-old Krishna Gibbs, of a Three Hills address in St Mary.

Information reaching OBSERVER ONLINE is that about 9:14 pm, Gibbs was standing along a roadway near the town centre when men travelling in a Toyota Probox motor car opened gunfire, hitting him.

They fled the scene in the vehicle.

The police were summoned and Gibbs was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations are ongoing, the police said.

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