Man in Custody Awaits Questioning in relation to Knutsford Express Shooting

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A man who’s in custody in connection with the gun attack on two men in the vicinity of Knutsford Express in New Kingston is to be questioned later this afternoon by the Police. The incident happened last Saturday.

One of the men was killed and another injured by the gunmen who were riding motorcycles. Both men were attacked while they were sitting in a motorcar.

The dead man has been identified as 24-year-old André Smith who’s otherwise known as Beenie. Smith is a delivery man from Old Hope Road in St Andrew. The injured man remains in hospital.

The man jailed in connection with the murder and shooting is from Spanish Town, St. Catherine. He is being represented by attorney Peter Champagnie.

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Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.


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