Gunmen Shot & Killed Two Passengers in a Taxi in Mobay

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Gunmen Shot & Killed Two Passengers in a Taxi in Mobay
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Gunmen Shot & Killed Two Passengers in a Taxi in Mobay

Two persons were shot and killed and another injured after gunmen opened fire on occupants of a taxi in Montego Bay, St James on Tuesday night.

The identities of the deceased have not been released by the police.


Reports are that sometime after 8 pm, a motorcar operating as a taxi was travelling along King Street in Montego Bay when it came under heavy gunfire from persons onboard another motorcar.

The taxi driver reportedly ran from the vehicle but was chased and shot by the rampaging gunmen.

Upon the arrival of the police, who were summoned by residents, the bullet-riddled bodies of three persons were spotted.

They were taken to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where two were pronounced dead and the other admitted in a serious condition.

No motive has been established for the attack.

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