The St Catherine police have commenced an investigation surrounding the death of two men, who were shot by armed men, in Central Village, on Saturday night, February 27.
The victims have so far have been identified as 23-year-old Jevaughn Nugent, otherwise called ‘Spitty’, a construction worker, and Jevaughn Tulloch, believed to be about 22, and both of Central Village.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 9:25 pm, both men were sitting in a yard, in Central Village, when they were pounced upon by men armed with high-powered weapons.
The men opened hitting both Tulloch and Nugent multiple times before leaving the scene on foot.
Residents in the community summoned the police, and upon their arrival, the wounded men were rushed to hospital where they were pronounced dead upon arrival.