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Eight shot in St James, two dead

Published:Saturday | July 2, 2016 | 7:59 AM
Police carrying out an investigation in New Ramble community of Bogue, St James after eight people were shot in a drive-by shooting Friday night.

Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer

Two men are now dead and six have been hospitalised after gunmen went on a rampage, shooting anyone in sight in New Ramble, Bogue, St James on Friday night.

Reports are that at about 9:30 p.m., a group of persons attending a birthday party for a six-year-old were standing in the square of New Ramble district when a grey car drove by.

A number of men alighted from the vehicle and opened fire on the guests.

Two persons were pronounced dead, while four of the six admitted to hospital are in serious condition.

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