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Three killed, six wounded in shooting at football match

 
A dispute over illegal guns that went missing is said to have been the motive for Sunday's deadly attack by a gunman at a football match in Spring Village, St. Catherine.
 
Three persons were killed and six wounded in the shooting at the Jamaica Broilers complex.
 
Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey said some of those who suffered bullet wounds are employees of  Jamaica Broilers. 
 
It was reported that shortly after 5 o'clock the match was in progress when a Toyota Mark X and a Nissan Tida drove up.
 
A man alighted and started firing shots, killing two women and a man.
 
Head of  the St. Catherine South Police Division, Senior Superintendent Christopher Phillips, told Radio Jamaica News that a special team has been assigned to assist with the probe.
 
Target
 
Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey has disclosed that a man who is believed to have been the target of the shooting was among those killed.
 
He has been identified by his alias Squire.
 
DCP Bailey said Squire wasbelieved to be linked to the disappearance of the firearms.
 
Multiple-killings
 
DCP Bailey also revealed that there has been a high number of multiple killings since the start of this month, saying there might have been as many as 15 such incidents. 
 
This, he said, was "not normal".
 
 
  


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