St Thomas man killed on his verandah
Odain Thompson, a 32-year-old construction worker

ST THOMAS, Jamaica — A St Thomas man was shot and killed at his home Wednesday night.

He has been identified as Odain Thompson of Heartease, Yallahs in the parish.

Reports are that about 10:00 pm, Thompson, along with other people, was sitting on his verandah when men entered the premises and opened gunfire hitting him several times.

Odain is the brother of Alwayne Thompson who was killed in April this year by the police in a double fatal shooting.

In that incident, both men were killed after one of them allegedly pointed a gun in the direction of the lawman who took evasive action and fired at them.

Alwayne Thompson is said to have a criminal history in the parish after being charged several times before. He has also done prison time.

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