Vendors killed at Coronation Market last night

June 23, 2017
A section of Coronation Market in downtown Kingston.

Two vendors were shot and killed last night at the Coronation Market in downtown Kingston.

They have been identified as 34-year-old Dane McDonald, and 54-year-old Sonia Bennett.

According to the communications unit if the Jamaica Constabulary Force, at about 9:50 p.m., residents heard explosions and summoned the Darling Street Police.

When the police arrived on the scene, Bennett and McDonald were seen suffering from gunshot wounds.

They were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.