Friday 19 July, 2019

Two injured after Text Lane gun attack

File photo of police officers during an operation in downtown Kingston.

File photo of police officers during an operation in downtown Kingston.

Two people are nursing gunshot wounds following a shooting incident along Text Lane in downtown Kingston on Tuesday afternoon.

Reports are that about 1 pm, gunmen went to the area and opened fire on a group of people before making their escape.

Two people - a man and a woman - suffered gunshot wounds in the attack and were taken to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are considered non-life threatening.

It was the second gun attack in the area within the last 24 hours. Gunmen pounced upon a group of people there bout 10:00 pm on Monday, but no one was hurt in that incident.

The police have since increased their presence in the area.

 

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