A well-known former associate of controversial Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel was shot and killed during a drive by shooting on April 18.

Hype Life Magazine understands that a well-known former associate of controversial Dancehall entertainer was shot and killed during a drive by shooting yesterday morning (April 18).

The deceased, businessman Jamie Ridley of a Kingston 8 address, was killed during a fish fry held in the Braeton Phase One community.

Two other persons were shot and injured during the incident including dancehall personality ‘Poochie Face Off.’

The incident reportedly occurred at a fish fry about 1:30 am, where patrons were gathered when a Toyota Corolla motor vehicle pulled up.

It is said that the occupants of the vehicle opened gunfire hitting Ridley and two other persons.

An off duty police who was at the scene reportedly challenged the men, however they managed to escape.

The injured were taken to hospital where Ridley was pronounced dead and the others admitted.

No motive has been established for the shooting.

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