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Eight-year-old among four shot dead in St James attack

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2015 | 3:23 AMJanet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer
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Four people including an eight-year-old child, were last night shot and killed in Richmond Hill, Cambridge, St James.

The Corporate Communication Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force confirmed the incident.

A large police contingent is now in the community of Richmond where the incident took place.

The circumstances are not clear but The Gleaner Online understands that those killed are two men, a woman and a child.

Reports are that gunmen shot up the house while the four were inside about 2 a.m.