A suspect in the shooting of Tommy Lee Sparta’s daughter was reportedly shot and killed.
According to Nationwide News, a man referred to as “Egg Man” was shot and killed in Flanker on Monday morning. The incident is thought to be a “direct reprisal” for the shooting of four people last Sunday.
According to police reports, three men got involved in a heated dispute in the community last Sunday. During the dispute two of the men reportedly opened fire at the third man, hitting him. Tommy Lee Sparta’s deejay’s 6-year-old daughter and a 9-year-old boy were caught in the crossfire. The boy, succumbed to his injuries, while the girl was admitted to hospital in stable condition.
An update was provided by the deejay’s manager, Nicole Taban of Boss Lady Muzik.
“We ask for everyone, especially fans, to respect Mr. Russell’s privacy during this difficult time and pray for the speedy recovery of his young daughter,” she said.
Police also had asked two suspects to turn themselves by Monday afternoon. There has been no reports on whether the suspects are currently in custody.
Tommy Lee Sparta, whose real name is Leroy Russell, also hails from the St James community of Flanker.
#BREAKING The @JamaicaConstab has confirmed that a man by the name of ‘Egg Man’ was shot in the community of Flanker, St. James moments ago in a direct reprisal to yesterday’s shooting of 4 persons, including Tommy Lee’s 6-y-o daughter and the fatal shooting of a 9-y-o boy. pic.twitter.com/0exk6kzFhz
— Nationwide90FM (@Nationwideradio) March 23, 2020