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The Negril Police are probing the fatal shooting of 45 year old businessman, Steve Thelwell, in Westmoreland, Wednesday evening.

A taxi operator, who was transporting the wheelchair bound businessman, was also shot and injured.

Shortly after 7 o'clock, Mr. Thelwell arrived at his apartment complex on Norman Manley Boulevard.

He was being helped into his wheelchair by the taxi operator, when two armed men ambushed them.

The men opened gunfire hitting Mr. Thelwell several times.

The taxi operator was shot in the left thigh.

Mr. Thelwell was pronounced dead at the scene, while the taxi operator was taken to hospital.


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