Man killed one day before 23rd birthday

Man killed one day before 23rd birthday

A 22-year old man was shot dead in Petit Valley on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Jessie Mascall.

According to reports, officers received a report of a ‘Covid-19’ party being held along Ravine Road.

They arrived on the scene and told the group to go home. The group reportedly dispersed.

A few minutes later, officers received a report about a shooting in the area.

When they arrived, they found Mascall lying in a pool of his own blood on the side of the roadway.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment but succumbed to his injuries.

When police checked his identification card, it revealed that he would have celebrated his birthday today, Monday.

Investigations are continuing.