A taxi operator was shot and killed yesterday night along the Raymonds main road in Clarendon.

The victim has since been identified as 55 year oldHumroy Bennett, also known as ‘Weather’.

Bennett who is a maintenance worker, was shot and killed while operating as an illegal taxi operator.

Reports are that Mr. Bennett driving his motor car along the Raymonds main road shortly after 9:00 p.m. when he was pounced upon and shot by a gunman.

The car then crashed into a ditch.

He then alighted from his motor car and tried to escape, but later collapse a few meters away from his vehicle.

He was taken to the Lionel Town Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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