Jamaica Crime News, St James: The police in the parish of St James are now maintaining a strong presence in the community of Flankers in St. James, following a violent flare-up on Sunday, August 19.
Our news team learnt that on Sunday, armed men shot up the car of a popular figure in the Flankers community.
Luckily there were no fatalities, but the police have stepped up security in the area to avoid a gang flare-up.
Over the recent years, several gang members have been locked in physical confrontation over turf power and the ongoing gang warfare has resulted in several persons been killed.
Since the State of Public Emergency, the community of Flankers have been relatively quiet and the police are now saying they will be pulling all stops to keep the community under a tight leash.