St James – Five Persons Shot in Salt Spring, Two Dead

St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Five Persons Shot in Salt SpringTwo persons, including a teenager was shot and killed and three others shot and injured and admitted to Cornwall Regional Hospital in critical condition,  following a shooting incident in Salt Spring, St James on Monday evening July 24th.

Dead are 16-year-old Tajay Haughton and another man known only as Hero. A 72-year-old man, a 43-year-old Security Guard and a 36-year-old laborer were seriously injured and has since been admitted to hospital in critical condition.

Reports by the Freeport police are that about 5:00 pm on Monday, all five persons were standing at a shop in Salt Spring, close to the football field.

A group of armed men travelling in a motor car pulled up outside the shop and opened fire on the crowd, hitting all five victims.

The gunmen escaped in a  waiting motor car, while the five victims were rushed to the Cornwall Regional Hospital.

Tajay and the man known as Hero were pronounced dead and the other three admitted in critical condition.



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