Nineteen-year-old charged with murder

May 17, 2022
Crime scene
The Spanish Town police arrested and charged 19-year-old  Eric Gordon in connection with the fatal shooting of one woman, and the injuring of two men in Homestead, St Catherine last month.

Reports from the police say that about 3:00 a.m., Gordon and two other men all armed with firearms entered the home of the victims and opened gunfire hitting all three persons.
 
They were all assisted to the hospital by residents, where 52-year-old Andrea Mitchell Young was pronounced dead.
 
The others were treated and released.
 
On Monday, May 9, 2022, Gordon was accosted by the Police and placed in custody.
 
He was later identified by the eye witness and was subsequently charged after a question and answer session in the presence of his attorney.
 
Gordon has been charged with murder, illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, and two counts of wounding with intent.
 
His court date is being finalised.
 
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