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Five Shot Dead and Two Injured in Spanish Town Attack
The police who are currently on the scene investigating the incident, are unable to corroborate the reports at this time – but an official statement can be expected soon.
According to a man lucky enough to escape the incident with only injuries, “he was walking in the lane, after returning home from a set-up when he saw two men”
He went on to state that upon their approach, he assumed they were police officers but has they drew closer he realized that they were in-fact armed gunmen.
It is alleged that the men opened fire hitting him and several others who were on the scene, but he managed to escape.
He his now at the hospital receiving treatment.
Other witnesses explained that the men came into the complex which houses several families and allegedly began shooting, leaving several persons dead or suffering from gunshot wounds, including children.
The identities of the victims and the official number of casualties have not yet been disclosed by the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).