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Police deploy counselling team to Rockfort following multiple killing s

Published:Friday | October 24, 2014 | 3:55 PM

In the meantime, The Police say they have deployed a team comprising personnel from the Chaplaincy Branch, the Community Safety and Security Branch and the Victim Support Unit to Rock fort, where nine persons were shot on Wednesday night.

The police say the team is providing counselling and other support to residents, especially to those who are grieving.

The police reported that on Wednesday patrons were at a bar along St. John's Road in the community after 7 o'clock Wednesday evening when a group of gunmen pounced on them and opened fire indiscriminately.

7 persons were shot in that attack, which killed three.

And in a subsequent reprisal attack two persons were also shot.

The police say four men have since been taken into custody in connection with the incident and are to be questioned by investigators.