By SANCHESKA DORSETT
Tribune Staff Reporter
ONE man is dead and another man is fighting for his life in hospital after two separate shooting incidents late Sunday night and early Monday morning.
This latest killing marks the third murder in three days and brings the country’s homicide count to 82 for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.
Police said the body of a man was found on a track road near Nassau Street shortly after 1am on Monday.
According to police, officers received a report of gunshots being heard in the area of Polhemus Street off Nassau Street.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found the lifeless body of a man lying on a dirt road near Dean Street.
He had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have not identified the victim but The Tribune understands he is Anthony Moncur also known as “AJ”.
Hours earlier, shortly after 11pm on Sunday, police said a man was walking through Peter Street when he was shot by an unknown gunman.
The victim was rushed to hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
Police also arrested a woman late Sunday night after she stabbed a man during an argument.
According to reports, shortly after 9pm a man was involved in an argument with a woman at Strachan’s Alley off Kemp Road that led to him being stabbed.
He was rushed to hospital where he is listed in serious condition.
Police later arrested the woman, who is assisting them with their investigations.
Meanwhile police are still asking for the public’s help in locating the person or persons responsible for the shooting death of a man on Saturday.
Details of the incident are still sketchy, but Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean said police received reports shortly after midnight, that a man, believed to be dead, was lying near the road. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the lifeless body of a man who appeared to have been shot multiple times.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. ACP Dean said police have no motive for the murder and no suspects in custody at this time.
Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to contact police at 911 or 919, the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 328-TIPS.