Sections of Maxfield Avenue in St Andrew are now tense following two shootings this morning which left four dead and two others hospitalised.
Seven killed in Corporate Area and St. James shooting incidents
11:10 pm, Sat August 12, 2017
The incidents took place between 1:30 and 3:15.
Head of St Andrew South Police Division Superintendent Arthur Brown has linked the shootings to gang violence in the area.
One of the deceased has been identified as 19-year-old Rajay Nesbeth.
Meanwhile, in St James, three persons are dead and one nursing bullet wounds following three shootings in the parish between yesterday and early this morning.