Former Premier League winger Jermaine Johnson has been shot and wounded in a drive-by attack in Jamaica yesterday evening.
The star, who played 73 times for Jamaica, was among three people who were shot in Kingston Central, in an area, according to local media reports, which was notorious for gangland activity.
Johnson, and a man and a woman were all rushed to hospital suffering ‘serious injuries’.
Former premier league footballer Jermaine Johnson was shot and wounded in a drive-by attack on Thursday evening in Kingston, Jamaica, pictured. Police at the scene believe the attack may be in connection with a local gangland feud
Johnson, pictured here during his time with Sheffield Wednesday, returned to Jamaica after his career in England’s top divisions ended
The shooting happened shortly after polls closed during the 2020 Jamaican general election
The shooting occurred moments after the polls closed for the 2020 Jamaican general election.
According to the Jamaica Observer, Johnson, 40, received two shots to his back and abdomen.
All three of those wounded are believed to be in a serious but stable condition.
Police at the scene claimed the drive-by attack was probably linked to an ongoing feud in the area.
Witnesses claimed a car drove up to the group and opened fire.