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Teen among three killed in St. James gun attack

By Kimone Witter
    
A teenager is among three people killed after gunmen went on a rampage at 16 Upper King Street in St. James on Tuesday afternoon.
 
A police team also had to repel an attack by the hoodlums.
 
The deceased are 17-year-old Jaydon Bennett, 26-year-old Rashaun Williams and 62-year-old fisherman, David West.
 
It's reported that sometime after 5 p.m., the police were called to Upper King Street to respond to a shooting.
 
They were greeted with gunfire which led to an exchange.
 
When the shooting subsided, the three victims were seen with bullet wounds at separate locations.
 
They were pronounced dead at hospital.
 
During a further search of the community by the police, two illegal firearms were seized.
 
The police have named 32-year-old John Roach as a person of interest as they continue their investigations.
 
He is being asked to turn himself in immediately.


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