Superintendent of Police Dwight Daley
Five persons were shot, two fatally, by gunmen in the community of Spring Park in Black River, St Elizabeth Friday night.
It's reported that, about 10:40, patrons were at a shop when men armed with guns walked up and opened fire, hitting five of them.
The men escaped on foot in the area.
The operator of the bar, 38 year-old Marlon Gager, died at the scene, while 34 year-old bartender Samantha Johnson died in hospital.
Superintendent Dwight Daley, Commanding Officer for the St Elizabeth Police, told Radio Jamaica News that an intra-gang conflict in Spring Park has now resulted in nine persons being shot, five fatally.