Popular sound system operator shot dead in Trelawny
Selector Lauren 'DJ Lasco' Fortella

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — A popular sound system selector is dead and his female companion hospitalised after gunmen attacked them in Freeman’s Town, Trelawny Saturday night.

Their attacker was reportedly waiting for them outside their house.

The deceased has been identified as Lauren 'DJ Lasco' Fortella.

The police’s Corporate Communications Unit confirmed the incident on Sunday morning.

Reports are that as Fortella and his girlfriend were about to enter their house at 10:25 pm, an armed man shot at them from behind.

Fortella died on the spot. His girlfriend was taken to hospital where she was treated. She remains hospitalised.

- Kimberley Peddie

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