Sunday 26 January, 2020

Eight persons shot, four fatally, in Dover, St Catherine

Gunmen went on a rampage in Dover district near Kitson Town in St Catherine on Tuesday night, shooting eight persons, including four fatally, at two different locations in the community.

The identities of the deceased persons have not yet been released.

Loop News understands that sometime after 9pm, gunmen pounced upon patrons at a shop and opened fire, hitting them.

The gunmen then fired at residents who were at a nearby bar, before escaping from the community.

Eight persons were later found suffering from gunshot wounds, and were assisted to the hospital, where four were pronounced dead.

The community is now on edge, with residents in fear of further gun attacks.

The police are at still conducting preliminary investigations.

More details are expected on the dramatic development.

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