Man Shot And Injured as Gang War Erupts in Mount Salem, St James

News Crime Investigator Henry Bucknor

St. James, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Gang War: one man was admitted to the Cornwall Regional Hospital on Saturday morning following a alleged gang related shooting which occurred in Mount Salem.

So far the name of the victim as been withheld but investigation revealed that the victim hails from  Mount Salem community.

Reports are that about 10:30 am on Saturday, April 29,  the victim was among a group of men standing outside a Ice Cream shop in Mount Salem square.

A motor vehicle with three men on board drove to the area and two of the men brandished handguns and opened fire on the group of men.

The car sped away and it was later discovered that the victim had been shot several times to his upper body. He was immediately rushed to the hospital and admitted in serious condition.

Following the shooting a team of officers attached to the Mount Salem police station were posted in the area to maintain calm to what is believed to be a gang related shooting.

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