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JLP Councillor Shot by Gunmen in Spanish Town – Hawthrone Thompson
Councillor for the Sydenham Division in South Central St Catherine, Hawthrone Thompson is being treated at hospital after being shot in the chest on Monday morning.
The Jamaica Labour Party councillor was approached by two armed men, sometime after 1am, as he was about to close his business place on Brunswick Avenue in Spanish Town.
Police report that the councillor returned fire, hitting one of his attackers, who is also being treated at hospital.
The other man managed to escape.