Eleven-month-old shot dead


An 11-month-old infant was shot and killed on Easter Monday after a gunman invaded the yard where he had been having a bath.

Dead is Omar Lindo, whose birthday was nearing. The incident reportedly happened about 12:50 p.m. on Charles Street, in the vicinity of Chancery Lane, Central Kingston.

According to the child’s grandmother, the mother of the infant was giving him a bath outside when a man was chased into the yard by another man armed with a gun.

“A man run into the yard and another man open the gate and come in and just started shooting up the place,” the grandmother said.

She further added that during the incident, another child was shot in the leg. He was rushed to hospital. His condition could not be immediately ascertained.

Meanwhile, the police have commenced an investigation into the incident.

It is believed that the incident was gang-related, as feuds have been reported in the area.

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