17 y/o among 3 males shot and killed in Montego Bay yesterday; manhunt on for suspect

A 17 year old is among three males who were shot and killed in Canterbury, Montego Bay, St. James, yesterday.

He is Jaydon Bennett, of Upper King Street in Montego Bay.

The other deceased are 26 year old Rashaun Williams and 62 year old fisherman David West also of Upper King Street.

Reports are that at about 5:05 P.M., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area.

On arrival, the police came under gun fire and took evasive action. 

The gunman reportedly escaped in a gully, leaving behind two firearms.

Police seized the weapons and conducted a search of the area, where Jaydon, Williams and West were found suffering from gunshot wounds.

The wounded males were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Head of the St. James Police Superintendent Eron Samuels says a search continues for the suspect who has been identified as John Roach.


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