News

72-y-o doctor shot dead outside home

Saturday, March 18, 2017 | 10:03 AM    

Print this page Email A Friend!


ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a 72-year-old medical doctor was yesterday afternoon gunned down outside his St Andrew home.

The murdered medical practitioner was identified as Dr Garth Officer, who practiced at Charlton Avenue, Grant's Pen in St Andrew.

Reports from the Grant's Pen police are that they were summoned at about 4:30 pm after residents heard explosions, and discovered Officer in the driver's seat of his vehicle, slumped over the steering wheel.

He had suffered several gunshot wounds. 


The police were unable disclose any details beyond that Officer was shot by unknown assailants.

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

 

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

Do you believe Dr Peter Phillips will be a better People's National Party (PNP) president than Portia Simpson Miller?
Yes
No


View Results »


ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

ADVERTISEMENT