Four people shot, one fatally in Zion District, Hopewell, Hanover yesterday

Four people were shot, one of them fatally, in Zion District, Hopewell, Hanover yesterday afternoon (May 7).


The deceased has been identified as fifty-two-year-old businesswoman Malgarita Samuels, otherwise called ‘Claudette’.


The Sandy Bay police say around 4:05 p.m., a group of patrons was at a business establishment operated by Samuels when three men, posing as customers, walked into the establishment.


The men opened gunfire hitting Samuels and the other patrons before making their escape.


The police were summoned and all four persons were taken to the hospital where Samuels was pronounced dead.


The others were admitted for treatment.


The police say no motive has been established for the killing.



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