Gunmen Shoots up Taxi With Students on Board, killing Driver

Five students of a St James school are now badly shaken up after gunmen shot up a taxi in which they were travelling to school in on Friday morning in the parish.

The driver of the taxi was killed. Police report that the driver, whose name has not yet been released, picked up the five students in Salt Spring at about 7:30 AM. Shortly after gunmen pounced and fired several shots in the vehicle. The driver got out of the taxi and ran into a nearby house but was chased and shot.

The traumatized students also fled the vehicle and were assisted by residents.