AK 47 Rifle Seized, Three Teenage Murder Suspects Arrested
Jamaica News, January 18, 2018
Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Three Teenage Murder Suspects Arrested: On Thursday afternoon, the joint Military team from the State of Emergency in St James seized an AK 47 assault rifle and arrested three teenage boys who are said to be the prime suspects in two recent murders in Montego Bay and three cases of shooting and wounding.
The police have reported that the names of all three suspects cannot be mentioned as they are all underage.
Reports are that shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, members of joint military went to Flankers where a 16-year-old boy who is believed to be part of a teenage group involved in the shootings outside the Sangster’s International Airport was taken into custody.
They then went to a section of Rosehall where they carried out a search of the compound behind the Riu Hotel where the two others a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old were arrested. A search also led to the seizure of the AK 47 rifle.
The boys were being sought in connection with the murder of a craft vendor at Rosehall on the weekend, the shooting and wounding of a taxi operator, the murder of another man and shooting and wounding of two male passengers in the vicinity of the Airport in Montego Bay on Tuesday.