Man dies during drive by shooting in Cocoyea, San Fernando

Man dies during drive by shooting in Cocoyea, San Fernando

crime scene 6A man was shot dead while another is warded at hospital in critical condition following a drive by shooting in Cocoyea last evening.

Dead is 20 year old Jerome Parris- a resident of Olera Heights, Vistabella. He had gone to visit 26 year old Chadwin Walker at his

Clements Village, Cocoyea home when the incident occurred.

Police reports state that at around 9pm, both men when standing in the yard of Walker’s home when a silver Nissan Tiida motor

vehicle pulled up and the occupants of the vehicle opened fire.

Parris was killed instantly by a barrage of bullets that were indiscriminately sprayed at both he and Walker.

His friend was however rushed to the San Fernando General Hospital where he remained warded up to news time.

Police investigators subsequently received reports that the vehicle was spotted in the Debe area and it was later located and removed

to the police station for forensic testing and tracing of the owner.

Officers are on the hunt for the perpetrators of this crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CRIME STOPPERS at 800-TIPS- (8477).