Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Spragga Benz Son Killed By Police
Carlton Grant Jr., the 17-year-old son of dancehall artist Spragga Benz, was shot and killed by local police in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday. According to the police they approached Grant and a friend on bikes, but one of the men starting firing at them. The police said they returned fire and the men fled. When they searched the area; they found Grant Jr. suffering from gunshot wounds and in possession of a .45 semi automatic pistol. Grant Jr. was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.