Gunmen kill St Mary shop owner, injure wife

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crime-scene-gun.jpgA man was killed and his wife injured after they were attacked last night by gunmen in Dover, St. Mary.

He has been identified as 54 year-old farmer and shop operator Manton Hamilton, a resident of Dover.

Reports are that at about 9 PM, Mr. Hamilton and his wife closed their shop for the day.

While leaving the property, a car drove up and two masked men alighted the vehicle and demanded his wife's hand bag.

They complied.

The men then shot them.

They were taken to a hospital where Mr. Hamilton was pronounced dead and his wife admitted.

Investigations continue.