Tension high in Maverley

August 21, 2017

Tension is at an all-time high in the community of Marverly, St Andrew, following the shooting of three persons and the burning of a house in the community on Sunday night.

One woman was killed in the gun attack and two others injured. The dead woman has been identified as 28-year-old Patricia Facey of 13 Dever Crescent in the community.

A 15-year-old girl is among the injured.

The other injured person is said to be a 58-year-old woman.

The Corporate Communication Unit of the police force reports that the victims were sitting under a mango tree adjacent to their house when men armed with high-powered weapons drove up in a white Nissan Tiida and opened fire hitting the women.

They were taken to hospital where Facey was pronounced dead.

The condition of the injured women is unknown.

No motive has been established by the police.

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