The police are giving a different account of the circumstances that led to the shooting of a man who washes cars at a mart in Montego Bay, St James late this evening causing a huge traffic pile-up.
An eyewitness had reported that the victim was shot dead by a motorist who was angered after the man spat on his car.
However, the police say their preliminary investigation indicates that the man was shot by an assailant on foot near the traffic lights at the intersection of River Bay Road and Howard Cooke Boulevard.
The shooter is said to have made his way from the River Bay Road Fishing Beach and shot the man then escaped on foot.
The incident resulted in a long line of traffic along the Boulevard.