Wednesday 30 September, 2020

UPDATE: Man shot multiple times dies at QEH

A St Michael man who was rushed to surgery after being shot multiple time in the early hours of Thursday, October 3 has died.

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Police say Leandrew Shavar Coward of 2nd Avenue Paddock Road, St Michael, was shot multiple times about the body shortly before 2.30 am while he was in the area of Jessamine Avenue, Bayville, in the same parish.

Medical personnel at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) alerted lawmen to the incident after the 33-year-old was brought in by a private vehicle.

In a statement issued on Friday (October 4), lawmen said Coward passed away around 5:48 pm. and appealed for the public’s help with their investigations.

They have asked anyone who may have information related to this incident to |contact the Hastings Police Station at 430-7608 or 430-7612, the Police Emergency number at 211, Crime Stoppers 1-800-TIPS (8477) or any Police Station.

Coward's death brings the number of homicides for the year so far to 37.

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