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Two Men Shot Dead in Waltham Park, Three Firearms Seized
Two men were shot dead and another injured after they reportedly engaged members of the island’s security forces in a more than 20 minute gun battle in Waltham Park Road on Saturday, the police has said.
Three firearms and a quantity of assorted rounds were seized during the standoff, the police explained.
Reports are that early Saturday a team of police officers went to a premises in Waltham Park Road in search of guns and wanted men.
Police said as they approached the premises they were greeted with gunfire.
The fire was returned and the men ran.
Reports are that while trying to escape the men ran into another team of officers who were also patrolling the community.
Reports are that another gun battle ensued.
Police said two men were fatally shot during the stand off. The third man who was injured has since been admitted in hospital.