Jamaica: US resident dies after driving to gas station with gunshot wound

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are investigating the death of a United States resident, who turned up at a gas station with a gunshot wound in Mammee Bay, St Ann earlier today.

He has been identified as thirty-four-year-old Kevin Mechado of Mango Walk, St James and Pine Wood Court, Florida.  

It has been reported that about 1:00 am, Mechado drove to the service station suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg. According to the police, he subsequently fell out of the car clutching a firearm.

He was assisted to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The police said a post mortem exercise will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

Investigations are ongoing.

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