Man shot dead, woman sexually assaulted by gunmen in St Elizabeth | Loop Jamaica

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One man was killed, another shot and injured and a woman sexually assaulted during a robbery in Nembhard Town, St Elizabeth on Sunday, March 20.

The deceased has been identified as 29-year-old Jermaine Green otherwise called ‘Jimbo’, a farmer of Nembhard Town.

Reports from the Junction police are that about 8:15 pm, armed men invaded the family’s home and demanded cash and cellular phones.

A struggle ensued between Green and one of the gunmen, during which he was shot.

Another man, said to be a relative of Green, was also shot and injured while a female was sexually assaulted.

The robbers escaped with cellular phones and an undetermined sum of cash.

The police were summoned and the injured people taken to hospital where Green was pronounced dead on arrival; the injured man and woman are being treated.

The police is appealing to anyone with information that can assist investigators in locating the perpetrators of this heinous crime to contact the Black River Police at 876-965-2056, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station

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