Dexter Communication understands that O’Neil Edwards, part of the trio VoiceMail, is now battling for life in hospital.

According to reports, the artiste was ambushed and shot several times outside his Duhaney Park when he attempted to opened the gates to enter his home at approximately 1:00AM this morning.

VoiceMail member O'Neil Edwards center.

Residents reportedly saw two gunmen running from the scene and Edwards was found ling on his back.

O’Neil, the son of well-know artiste and producer Rupee Edwards, was said to have been admitted to the Kingston Public Hospital, where he is now awaiting surgery to his chest and abdomen. He is expected to be later transfer to the University of the West Indies Hospital (UWIH) where a CT Scan and an operation on his brain is expected

The Trio that forms VoiceMail performs a kick of energy.

According to, members of the entertainment fraternity are expected to staging a prayer vigil for O’Neil in front of the bus park in Half Way Three. Persons who are interested are asked to wear a white T-Shirt.

The other members of the VoiceMail group are Craig Jackson and Kevin Blaire.