Man Shot Dead at a Bar in August Town by Gunmen
The communications arm of the Jamaica Constabulary Force has confirmed a shooting which claimed the life of a 32-year-old man in August Town, St Andrew on Friday, June 29.
The deceased has been identified as Zaunal Duncan of Old Hope Road, Kingston 6, who was shot dead, while a man who was next to him was shot and injured by a gunman while they were at a bar in Bedward Gardens, August Town, St Andrew.
According to reports, Duncan was sitting at the front of a bar along with the now injured man, when a single gunman approached them on foot and opened fire on the two.
The police who arrived on the scene shortly after being alerted by residents from the Bedward Gardens community, took the injured men to the hospital where Duncan was confirmed dead, while the other man was admitted, and is currently receiving treatment.
The incident which occurred at about 5:20 pm has caused the August Town police to heighten their presence in the community.
The police are currently probing the situation to determine a possible motive for the killing and the attacker involved.