Two unidentified men were shot and killed by gunmen along a section of Barnett Street, in Montego Bay, St. James, on Thursday evening, March 28.
Reports by the Barnett Street police are that shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, both men were walking along Barnett Street, when they were attacked and shot by two other men armed with handguns.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival, both men were seen lying in a pool of blood, in the vicinity of Hunger Buster restaurant.
The victims were rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
The murder of the two unidentified men is the second double murder to have taken place in the parish, during the course of Thursday.
Earlier on Thursday morning, two other men were murdered in Rose Heights community, while three others were shot and injured.
Since the start of the year, 39 persons have been murdered throughout the parish of St. James.