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Five killed Friday, Saturday

Five persons were killed in separate incidents across the island between Friday and Saturday.

A 41-year-old man died in hospital after being beaten by a group of persons at the intersection of Ellis and King streets in Spanish Town, St. Catherine. The dead man has been identified as 'Sidoney Williams' and 'Anthony Williams', of Kings Street. Reports are that at about 1:15 a.m., a police party found the injured man at the intersection. He was taken to the Spanish Town Hospital where he died later that morning.

In Clarendon, 27-year-old Greg Ingram, otherwise called 'Stone Wall', of Freetown in the parish, was shot dead by a gunman in the Freetown main road on Saturday morning. The facts are that at about 3:15 a.m., Ingram was walking along the same road when he was approached by a gunman who shot him. He died at the May Pen Hospital.

The Yallahs police in St. Thomas are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man who was killed at his gate in Pondside district, Yallahs, on Saturday night. Dead is Andre Johnson. Reports are that at about 8:30 p.m., Johnson rode up to his gate on his bicycle. He was about to enter, when he was attacked by a gunman who opened fire, hitting him. He died at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

Two men were shot dead at McBride Hill, Central Village, St. Catherine, on Saturday night. One of the men has been identified as Leroy Walters of Windsor Heights, Central Village, while the other is known only as 'Jermaine'. Reports are that at about 9:30 p.m., residents heard explosions and called the police. They arrived to find the bodies with gunshot wounds.

The Central Village Police are investigating.

June 25, 2007

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