August Town Man Shot Dead at Bar, One Injured

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Jamaica News, April 13, 2018 – August Town Man Shot Dead

St Andrew, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – One man was shot and killed while another man was shot and injured as gunmen opened fire on patrons at a bar in August Town on Thursday April 12.

The deceased has been identified as Osbourne Townsend 56-year-old laborer of August Town.  The other man has since been admitted to hospital in serious condition.

Reports are that about 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Townsend and the other man were at a bar in August Town, when two armed men armed with handguns entered the establishment, opened fire on them then escaped in a waiting motor car.

The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded men were transported to hospital where Townsend was pronounced dead and the other man admitted.