Another Sad incident today.  Here is the story from KSL. Please keep this missionary's family in your prayers.

LDS missionary shot and killed in Jamaica

January 17th, 2011 @ 4:50pm


SALT LAKE CITY -- A missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was shot and killed in Kingston, Jamaica, Monday.

The LDS Church confirmed Elder Jermaine Luther Walker was shot when he and a group of elders got caught in the crossfire of a police shootout. Elder Walker was a native of Kingston, Jamaica.

"It appears the van they were in was caught in the crossfire as local police were pursuing another vehicle," a statement from the Church read. "Elder Walker was immediately driven to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead."

The seven elders, serving in the Jamaica Kingston Mission, were on their way home from an activity on Preparation Day and not proselyting when the shooting occurred.

"Although shaken, the other missionaries in the van were reported in good condition," reads the statement from Church spokesperson Scott Trotter. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Elder Walker's family and all who knew this fine young man."

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