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Denham Town residents protest the murder of 15-year-old girl

Published:Friday | August 21, 2015 | 8:06 PM

Upset residents of Tulip Lane in Denham Town, St. Andrew today protested the murder of a 15-year-old girl in the community.

Jazianne Cole was standing on Tulip Lane with a companion about 3 p.m yesterday when two armed men opened fire on them.

The 15-year-old student, who would have attended the Denham Town High School in September was hit several times in the head and back.

She was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

Residents say they are being targeted by  gunmen from the neighbouring Tivoli Gardens.

The residents say gunmen have killed three members of the community in the past few weeks.