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One killed, five injured in St James drive-by shooting

Published:Friday | June 26, 2015 | 6:28 PM

One man was this afternoon shot dead and five other people injured during a drive-by shooting in Tower Hill, St James.

The Montego Bay Police say about 2:30 p.m., several people were in the town square preparing for an event, when a Toyota Corolla motor vehicle drove up.

Gunmen in the vehicle reportedly opened fire on the crowd hitting 26-year-old Usain Grey of Tower Hill and injuring five other people.

Grey died while being treated at hospital.

The others were admitted in serious conditions.

The police say a sixth man seriously injured his legs while attempting to escape and has also been hospitalised.