A journalist was shot and killed in the vicinity of St Andrew Technical High School, STATHS, on Spanish Town Road Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Job Nelson, 53, of New Harbour Village, Old Harbour.

The Denham Town police report that Nelson was driving his 2007 white Honda Fit Aria motor car when he stopped at the stop light in the vicinity of STATHS and was fired on by gunmen.

Reports are that Nelson attempted to drive himself to hospital but crashed into a utility pole.

The incident occurred around 10:45 pm.