PHOTOS: Scores gathered at funeral for Tabby Diamond
Pallbearers carry the casket with the remains of Donald 'Tabby Diamond' Shaw at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Friday. (Photos: Joseph Wellington)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Scores of mourners are at the Ranny Willians Entertainment Centre in St Andrew for the funeral service of reggae stalwart Donald 'Tabby Diamond' Shaw, one-third of the iconic Mighty Diamonds musical trio.

Shaw was shot and killed on March 29 in his community of Olympic Gardens in St Andrew. He was 67.

The event, which is now underway, is expected to feature a number of reggae music giants paying tribute to the late Mighty Diamonds lead singer. Bongo Herman, Tommy Cowan and Frankie Campbell are among the musicians in attendance.

READ: Mighty Diamonds lead singer killed in drive-by shooting

The hearse with Shaw’s casket arrived at the venue 15 minutes before the scheduled 11:00 am start, evoking tears among mourners. It was accompanied by two stretch limousines which carried family members.

On the top was a speaker box blaring music from the Mighty Diamonds including 'Pass The Kutchie' and 'Have Mercy'.

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