A Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldier and a woman were held up robbed and then shot by gunmen in 9 Miles, Bull Bay, St Andrew on Monday.
Reports are that a about 8:55a.m., the JDF Lance Corporal and a female said to be a waitress were sitting in silver Toyota Probox motor car in the mentioned community having a conversation when two men armed with handguns approached from behind.
Reports are that the gunmen without warning opened fire hitting the soldier who was in the driver’s seat.
The female was also shot and injured. The gunmen took cellular phones and other valuables from the victims before escaping.
The two injured were taken to hospital.
Police have since launched a search to locate the men who carried out the attack.
Bull Bay is located on the south east coast of Jamaica 10 miles to the east of Kingston on the border between St Andrew and St Thomas.