St. James, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – St James 302 Murders Since Jan 2017: St James murder rate has risen past 300 as of Sunday December 3, 2017. This follows the shooting murder of a man in Barrett Town, St. James on Sunday night.
The spree of gun murders in St James has prompted
Paul Smith of a Barrett Town lost his life, while another man was also shot and injured during the attack.
Mckoy’s News understand that at about 10:30 pm a group of men were together at a shop in Barrett Town when they were ambushed by gunmen who opened fire hitting Smith and another man.
Smith and the other man was taken to the Falmouth Public General Hospital where Smith was pronounced dead and the other injured man admitted.
Jamaica’s Police Commissioner, George Quallo was on tour in some of St James crime areas today.
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