Popular Montego Bay dancehall entertainer Rygin King was shot and seriously injured during a gun attack in Struie district, Westmoreland, on Sunday while a woman, identified as his girlfriend, was killed.
The incident reportedly took place while the entertainer, his girlfriend, two children, and a group of other persons were travelling through Westmoreland to a function that was being held in a neighbouring parish.
Rygin King was shot several times and had to undergo immediate surgery at the Savanna-la-Mar Hospital in the parish.
Reports by the Bethel Town police are that about 2 p.m., the 25-year-old entertainer, whose real name is Matthew Smith, reportedly left his community in Norwood, St James, with the others.
Rygin King, Blackwood, and the injured artiste were rushed to hospital.