Jamaica: Teen Among Two Dead After Six People Shot In Clarendon

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – Two people, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and four others injured in a gun attack at a shop in Hayes, Clarendon on Tuesday night.

The deceased have been identified as 40-year-old labourer Christopher Romany, otherwise called ‘Lucky’; and 16-year-old student Demaro Gibson, both of Hayes.

Reports are that about 8:45pm, Romany and Gibson were among a group of people at a shop playing dominoes when a silver Toyota Axio motor car drove up and gunmen alighted from the vehicle and opened fire at the gathering.

When the shooting ended and the gunmen fled, it was discovered that six people were shot. They were rushed to hospital where Romany and Gibson were pronounced dead and the others admitted.