17-y-old gunned down in Westmoreland

June 30, 2022

The Westmoreland Police are probing the death of 17-year-old Jayre Francis, who was gunned down in the parish earlier today.

Francis, otherwise called 'Jay', of Ricketts Street in Savanna-la-mar, was discovered with multiple gunshot wounds in a yard along Ricketts Avenue.

Residents reported that around 3:00 a.m. they heard a barrage of gunshots coming from the direction of a yard along Ricketts Avenue.

The police were called to the area.

The team that responded discovered Francis beside a house lying in blood with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

The scene was processed and the body was removed to the morgue for a post-mortem.

- Hopeton Bucknor 

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