Thursday 2 July, 2020

Two men shot dead in brazen daylight attack on Tower Avenue, Kingston

Police say they have stepped up their search for a gunman who attacked and shot dead two men during a brazen daylight attack on Tower Avenue off Olympic Way, Kingston on Friday.

The deceased have been identified as Damion Paige, 35 years old of Poinciana Avenue, Kingston 11 and Kemar Daley, 28 years old of Hibiscus Drive, Tower Hill, Kingston 11.

Reports are that at around 2:30 pm Paige was sitting along the side of the road on Tower Avenue with a group of persons when a man approached him and pulled a firearm.

Reports are that the man opened fire hitting Paige several times. Police said the gunman then walked over to the Williams Crescent section of the area and then shot Daley who was standing on a sidewalk.

The shooter then fled the area. The police were alerted by residents.

A team of officers later arrived and took the injured men to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

News of the death left a number of persons living on and around Olympic Way on edge. Hunts Bay police are investigating.

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