40-year-old man shot and killed while celebrating birthday in Waterford, St. Catherine last evening

The Waterford community in St Catherine has been plunged into mourning, after gunmen disrupted a birthday party in the area, last evening (May 28).


Jason Ivey, who was celebrating his 40th birthday was shot and killed, while another man was shot and wounded.


A senior citizen, identified as Nicely Johnson, reportedly collapsed during the incident. She later died at the Spanish Town Hospital.


Member of Parliament for South East St Catherine, Robert Miller said last evening’s shooting incident represents the first such incident in the community for a while.


Noting that the shooting happened in the presence of children, Mr Miller said they have been extremely traumatized.


He expressed hope that the police will move with alacrity to bring the perpetrators to justice.



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