Alleged Multiple Murderer Killed By Police In Hanover

The police Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) has con­firmed that one of Hanover’s most want­ed men is dead. 

He has been iden­ti­fied as 33-year-old Shenarda Leslie, oth­er­wise called ‘Blacks’, of Mount Pleasant dis­trict, Hanover.

According to the CCU, Leslie was among a group of men who fired shots at the police dur­ing an oper­a­tion in Green Island in the parish last night.

The CCU said about 8:50 p.m., a team of cops was con­duct­ing oper­a­tions in the area when they sig­naled the dri­ver of a Toyota Corolla motor­car to stop. The dri­ver dis­obeyed the sig­nal and men inside the vehi­cle opened gun­fire at the team.

The police coun­tered the attack and Leslie was lat­er found with gun­shot wounds and a 9mm Smith and Wesson pis­tol with four car­tridges was seized.

He was pro­nounced dead at hos­pi­tal. The oth­er occu­pants escaped in the area.

The mat­ter was report­ed to the Inspectorate of Constabulary as well as the Independent Commission of Investigations.

The police have report­ed that Leslie was the leader of the One Voice Gang, fol­low­ing the incar­cer­a­tion of Yasser James. He was impli­cat­ed in at least 15 mur­ders in the Hanover in the last eight months. These include:

- Andre McKenzie, oth­er­wise called ‘Kush’ who was killed in Williamsfield on November 12, 2016.
 — Malik Dixon who was killed in Williamsfield on December 24, 2016. Two oth­er men were injured in that inci­dent.
 — Triple mur­der in Williamsfield, includ­ing one-year-old and five-year-old chil­dren. Three oth­ers were also shot and injured on January 18.
 — Triple mur­der in Dias on March 24. One man was also shot and injured.
 — Double mur­der in Middlesex on May 26.
 — Murder in Malcolm Heights on June 14. A woman was also shot and injured.
 — The most recent quadru­ple mur­der in Mount Pleasant dis­trict on June 13.  http://​jamaica​-glean​er​.com/​a​r​t​i​c​l​e​/​n​e​w​s​/​2​0​1​7​0​6​2​4​/​a​l​l​e​g​e​d​-​m​u​l​t​i​p​l​e​-​m​u​r​d​e​r​e​r​-​k​i​l​l​e​d​-​p​o​l​i​c​e​-​h​a​n​o​ver