Saturday 17 August, 2019

Cops nab one of two suspects linked to Spanish Town double murder

Police say they have apprehended one of two suspects linked to the shooting deaths of two men on Oxford Road, Spanish Town in St. Catherine on Friday.

Police say the alleged gunman turned up at the hospital with a gunshot wound and was taken into custody. His name is being withheld pending further investigation.

Reports are that about 12:40 p.m., gunmen opened fire on, 35-year-old Kemar Hall, otherwise called ‘Gala’, of Waterloo district, Spanish Town and 38-year-old Gladstone Stephenson, otherwise called ‘Tyrone’, of 2 North, Greater Portmore.

A policeman who was close by responded to the gunfire and was fired at by the gunmen. He challenged his attackers, who then fled the scene.

The two injured men were assisted to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Police report that sometime later, one of the alleged gunmen turned up at the hospital with a gunshot wound and was taken into custody.

Investigation continues.

 

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