Saturday 19 September, 2020

Avoid lower Mountain View Avenue! Heavy gunfire in the area - police

Police officers stand guard in a section of Mountain View on Friday morning. (Photo: contributed)

Police officers stand guard in a section of Mountain View on Friday morning. (Photo: contributed)

The police are advising motorists to avoid using the Mountain View Avenue corridor in East Kingston, and seek alternate routes, as heavy gunfire is being experienced in the lower Mountain View  and Langston Road area.

The gunfire is reportedly among rival gangs in the area.

A special operations response team has been deployed to the area, the police indicated.

Further updates are to follow.

 

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