Monday 23 November, 2020

Six shot, one fatally, at Vineyard Town medical facility

Police cordon off a section of Deanery Road to facilitate the processing of a crime scene in the area on Wednesday.

Police cordon off a section of Deanery Road to facilitate the processing of a crime scene in the area on Wednesday.

A man was shot dead and four others injured in a brazen gun attack at a doctor's office in Vineyard Town, St Andrew on Wednesday.

Reports are that about 10am, the man was at the medical facility seeking treatment when he was attacked by a gunman.

When the shooting subsided, the man was found dead and five other persons shot and injured. Among those injured were two women and a child, the police have confirmed.

A section of Deanery Road was temporarily closed to facilitate the processing of the crime scene.

The attack is believed to be related to an ongoing feud between rival gangs in Mountain View. The deceased is said to be from Jacques Road in the area. 

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