Police have released the name of the woman who was shot last night as she attempted to use an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at University Drive, Black Rock, St Michael.
She is 58-year-old Colleen Beresdean Payne of Lodge Hill, St Michael.
Payne was attacked and shot by two men around 9 p.m. She was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and later succumbed to her injuries.
Police are appealing to anyone with information about the incident to contact the Black Rock Police Station at 417-7500, or 417-7505. Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, or the nearest police station.
Lawmen have also advised members of the public to adhere to a number of safety tips when using ATMs.
- Avoid using an ATM after dark. If you must, choose one that is well lit and not in an isolated location.
- As you leave the ATM, be aware of anything suspicious. If you think you are being followed, go to an area with a lot of people and call the police.
- Try to avoid using an ATM by yourself, take someone you trust with you, or only use an ATM when others are around.