Dion Yorke Gunned Down on New Road Print E-mail
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Friday, 25 October 2013 00:00

Dion YorkePolice have detained two men and are looking for another in their investigation into the murder of 28-year-old Dion Yorke. According to police report, Pickstock Street resident Dion Yorke was walking on New Road and heading towards Hyde’s Lane at about 11:58 p.m. on Friday, October 18th, when he was approached by a gunman who opened fire. Yorke was struck by bullets to the upper left chest and left arm. After hitting his target, the gunman fled the scene on a bicycle. Yorke was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital but succumbed to his injuries at 12:43 a.m.

Police recovered two 9 mm SFL brand expended shells from the scene. They have detained two men for questioning and are looking for another person of interest whom they believe can assist in their investigation.