Security guard charged in murder of man at wakeSunday, October 10, 2021
ST ANN, Jamaica— A St Ann security guard has been charged in connection to the murder of 37-year-old Ergil Johnson on Tuesday, October 5 at Mason Hall district in St Mary.
The police said 36-year-old Lorenzo Paddyfoote, otherwise called 'Puddy', of Breadnut Hill in St Ann, was charged with murder and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
Lawmen said that Johnson was at a wake about 11:45 pm, when a dispute developed between him and a woman.
Paddyfoote reportedly intervened and discharged two rounds hitting Johnson. Johnson was pronounced dead at hospital.
Paddyfoote later turned himself in to the police and handed over the firearm.