JIS News

Twenty-two-year-old mechanic, Sean Barrett, otherwise called ‘Monkey Brain’ of Fort William district in Westmoreland was fatally shot after he confronted the police with a gun in the community yesterday.
Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar CIB are that about 11:30 a.m., police responded to reports of gunmen being in a section of the community. Barrett and another man were seen acting suspiciously. The lawmen accosted them and Barrett pulled a firearm from his waistband and pointed it at the cops. The lawmen responded to the threat, and Barrett was shot; the other man escaped. A .380 pistol – serial number erased – containing one .380 cartridge was taken from him.
The Bureau of Special Investigation has launched a probe.

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