Six shot, two fatally in separate incidents


March 28, 2018

Scene of crime investigators in Kingston had to be working around the clock between Monday night and yesterday morning after six people were shot, two fatally in separate incidents.

In the first incident Monday night, several persons have been taken into custody in relation to a gun attack in Fletcher's Land, Central Kingston, which left one man dead and two people injured.

The incident took place at about 9:35 p.m.

One of the injured men, Tajay Nish, was admitted to Kingston Public Hospital in critical condition.

"He is doing much better. The first worst part is off. He did surgery and he is out of that," his mother told THE STAR.

It is said that the other man was treated and released.

No motive has been established for the killing, and the police have bolstered their presence in the community to prevent further bloodshed.

THE STAR gathered that in the second incident, a man was killed on Crescent Road yesterday morning.

Two persons were also hospitalised for gunshot wounds.

nformation reaching our news team is that about 8 a.m., two men and a woman were standing in the community when a motor car drove up with men aboard.

The occupants opened fire hitting the group and sped away.

THE STAR was told that they injured residents were taken to hospital where one of the men was pronounced dead.

Up to press time he was still unidentified.

The police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) confirmed the reports, and told THE STAR that investigation in both incidents are ongoing.

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