St James BLOOD BATH: Over 300 Murders Includes 4 Last Sunday

The bloodletting continued unabated in Montego Bay, St James over the weekend, with the police in the second city recording all of four murders on Sunday morning.

The police said the first killing was recorded at about 8:00 a.m. when a man was discovered shot dead at Dappa Lane in Glendevon in the parish

He has been identified as 21-year-old Ricardo Robinson of the community.

The police were summoned to the second murder scene at about 10:15, when a taxi operator, who is also of a Glendevon address, was shot and killed by unknown assailants along the Salt Spring main road.

His identity was not established by LOOP News, but he is believed to be in his early 50s.

Approximately 15 minutes after, the cops were summoned to the Red Dirt section of Flanker in the parish, where a woman was shot and killed and a man shot and injured while walking along a lane.

The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Keisha Cole of Hog City in Flanker.

The injured man was admitted to hospital in serious condition.

While the crime scene investigators were in Flanker, two men were pounced upon and shot while walking along Merriam Way in Montego Bay, by two men travelling in a black motorcar.

The victims were both rushed to hospital, where one was pronounced dead and the other admitted in serious condition.

The bloody Sunday morning pushed the murder tally for St James well over the 300 mark so far for the year, amid heightened and continued public concern about the security situation in the resort city, the island's tourist capital.




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