Police Heighten Presence In August Town Following Shooting Incidents
The Police have heightened their presence in the August Town area following separate shooting incidents in the community on Friday, October 26 that left two persons dead and another in hospital.
Citizens are being asked to remain calm as the Police work to restore order in the community.
Information received is that about 5:35 a.m. a Police team was processing a murder scene at Princess Alice Drive, Kingston 7. While on that scene, the Police were alerted to another shooting incident on Barrett Drive, also in Kingston 7, where two persons were shot about 8:35 a.m. One of the persons has since succumbed; the other is being treated at the hospital.
Investigators theorize that these incidents stem from an ongoing gang feud in the area.