The uncle of 4-year-old Cleoy Brown who was shot dead this morning in Freeman’s Hall, Trelawny is one of two men who are now in police custody in relation to the incident.

According to the police, a dispute developed between the father of Cleoy and his brother yesterday, resulting in threats being issued.

Lawmen said that about 1:05 am today, Cloey and her father were at home when he was called by someone outside.

When he opened the door, a tussle reportedly ensued followed by loud explosions and Cloey was shot in the abdomen, while her father was shot in the leg.

They were taken to hospital where Cloey was pronounced dead and her father admitted in stable condition.

The brother and another man are now in police custody.



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