Curfew Imposed In Park Lane After Chicken Vendor Is Gunned Down


A 48-hour curfew has been imposed in Park Lane and 100 Lane, Red Hills in the St. Andrew North Police Division, following the shooting death of a pan chicken vendor Wednesday night.

The Police say 30-year-old Shawn Moore of Red Hills was reportedly shot and killed by unknown assailants at about 9:00 Wednesday night.

Reports are residents heard explosions in the vicinity of Moore’s home on 100 Lane and summoned the police.

On their arrival, Moore was seen suffering from gunshot wounds in a pool of blood.

He later died.

The curfew which began yesterday at 6:00 in the evening will remain in effect until 6:00 tomorrow morning.

The boundaries of the curfew are North from the intersection with Red Hills Road and Pennant Terrace to the intersection of Pennant Drive and Pennant Terrace.

It extends East along Pennant Drive from the intersection with Pennant Terrace to the intersection with  Whitehall Avenue and South along Whitehall Avenue from the intersection with Pennant Drive to the intersection with Red Hills Road.

The boundaries also run West along Red Hills Road from the intersection with Whitehall Avenue to the intersection with Pennant Terrace.

During the hours of the curfew all persons within the boundaries are expected to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorised in writing by the Ground Commander.

In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.

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