27 year-old Shantal McCarthy was shot and killed at approximately 1am this morning at her Kingston home on Nelson's street, Admiral Town. Her 5 year-old son was shot and injured in the attack.
Reports are that about 1 am this morning the boy and his mother were asleep when gunmen kicked open the door and open gunfire.
Miss McCarthy tried to hide under the bed but was killed, the boy was also shot and fled to a relative house nearby.
A motive for the attack is not known at this time.
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