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15-y-o Boy Shot and Killed along with Two Others in Linstead, St Catherine
Three persons including a 15-year-old boy were shot and killed by gunmen in Linstead, St Catherine on Saturday.
The development comes less than three hours after criminals carried out another attack over in August Town, St Andrew that left four persons dead and three others injured late Friday.
The victims in the latest attack have been identified as Marlon Reynolds, of a Victoria District, Linstead, St. Catherine address and his son known only as “Johnny”, a 15 years old, student of the Bog Walk High School and a female identified only as “Tippy” of Gillette Street, Linstead, St. Catherine.
Reports are that at around 1:00 a.m., residents heard loud explosions coming from a section of the community and went to investigate.
During their search they stumbled upon the bodies and summoned the police.
Police sources report that bodies were seen lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to their upper body.
Team of officers are now on the scene carrying out their investigations.
In the incident on Friday, police report that a group of persons were at a bar in August Town when gunmen went to the location and opened fire and then made their escape.
Police were called to the community where seven persons were found suffering from gunshot wounds; they were rushed to hospital where four were pronounced dead and three others admitted.
News of the incident has sent shock waves across the community. A team of investigators from the Half Way Tree police are now on the scene.