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Teenager becomes third West Bay murder victim

Another man has been shot dead in West Bay.  

It’s the third fatal shooting since Tuesday. The latest incident happened just after 10pm outside an apartment complex on Anderson Road. 

The victim was named locally as Preston Rivers. 

On Tuesday Robert Bush was shot dead. Two days later Andrew Baptist was killed nearby. 

It is not yet clear if this third killing is linked to the other two. 

A spokesman for RCIPS said: “At about 10:02 pm 911 received a call that a male was fatally shot outside a condominium complex on Anderson Road, West Bay.

“RCIPS and paramedics personnel attended the scene of the shooting and discovered an 18 year old male lying on the ground unresponsive, motionless with no pulse.

“One of the suspects of the shooting was described as a male, about 5”10” tall, who was dressed in a blue polo shirt with white stripes and a blue shirt covered his face. The suspects’ direction of travel is unknown at this time.
“RCIPS’s investigators are continuing their investigations into the fatal shooting.
“Persons with information can contact the “Murder Investigation Team” who may have information that can assist the Team with their investigations at the below two mobile numbers. 926-1773 or 925-6761
“Alternatively, persons with information can speak to any officer at any of the RCIPS’ Stations or Crime stoppers 800TIPS (8477) if they wish to remain anonymous.”


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