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Doctors save man shot in the head with five-foot metal spear that lodged in his skull

May 21st, 2023 | Category: GLEANER PREMIUM | 13:44
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#JamaicaGleaner MAY 21, 2023: It was a horrific case of violent trauma, the images unbelievable for the medical professionals when they first saw them. Yet after one of the first of its kind miracle medical procedures that involved two major operations that lasted some five hours the almost invisible scar at the bottom of his left eye makes it nearly impossible to envision the horrendous injury Lamar Nephew suffered weeks before. Today, both patient and doctors marvel at the turn of events more than three weeks ago when he was rushed from Mandeville Regional Hospital to the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). The labourer from Alligator Pond in Manchester was shot in the head with a five-foot metal spear

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