The Montego Bay police were, on Monday, called to the scene of another homicide in the city, with the brazen daylight killing of popular Montego Bay show promoter, 47-year-old Barrington Smith, also known as ‘Bounty’.
Initial reports indicate that Smith, who lived at Blood Lane in Glendevon and Red Dirt in Flanker, and who also operated as a dollar-trader, with strong links to a money transfer company, was in a building at lower Union Street which he frequents, when he received a call approximately 2:10 p.m.
He is alleged to have walked from the building onto the street with his phone, when a car drove up behind him. Men in the motor vehicle, who were armed with guns, alighted and opened fire hitting him several times in the back and head.
The car then sped from the scene.
Smith was rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.