Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: Three men were shot dead and two other males injured by unknown assailants on Maryland Road in Waterford, Portmore, St. Catherine on Saturday, June 22.
The deceased have been identified as 30-year-old Nicholas Douglas otherwise called ‘Shane’, of Hopewell Road, 19-year-old Brandon Beckford of Bianca Way and 37-year-old Marlon Boothe of Maryland Road, all in Waterford, Portmore, St. Catherine.
A 12-year-old boy and the other man who were injured in the shooting remains hospitalized.
Reports from the Major Investigation Division are that about 9:25 p.m., the males were among a group of persons playing games along the pathway. They were allegedly approached by armed men who opened gunfire hitting them. The Police were summoned, and they were taken to hospital where Douglas, Beckford and Boothe were pronounced dead and the two injured persons admitted in stable condition.
Investigations are ongoing.