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Jan 4, 2016

Gunmen Open Fire on Unsuspecting Men on New Year’s Weekend

Marcia Moody

We’ve told you about the shooting death of Kieron Moss, but there was another shooting that happened prior to his murder on New Year’s Day. Just minutes after the clock struck midnight, thirty-one year old Ryne McKenzie and twenty-one year old Ryan Foster were riding on separate bicycles on McKay Boulevard, in the Saint Martin De Porres area, when they were accosted by two gunmen, who were also riding on separate bicycles. McKenzie was shot to the shoulder, while Foster was shot to the back. Both victims were later located by police on Cumberbatch Street and rushed to the K.H.M.H. for treatment. Officer Commanding Precinct Two of Eastern Division South, Assistant Superintendent Marcia Moody told the media today that they have no suspect or motive in this shooting incident.


ASP Marcia Moody, O.C., Precinct 2, Eastern Division South

“On the first of January about 12:06 a.m., police responded to a shooting incident at number 8318 Cumberbatch Street; that’s in the St. Martins Area. Upon their arrival, they met two young man—Ryne McKenzie of McKenzie Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper right shoulder and one Mister Ryan Foster of Set Area suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper back. Both men were transported to the hospital to seek medical attention. Mister Foster was treated and released and Mister McKenzie is still admitted there under observation. In regards to this shooting incident, at this time the police does not have any suspect and we do not have any motive as to why this shooting occurred. This shooting was done by two gentlemen on separate bicycles; name unknown so far.”

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