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St James police probing weekend double murder

Published:Monday | July 25, 2016 | 12:11 PM

The St James Police are probing the weekend murder of a man and a teenager and the injuring of two other men on the Spring Garden beach in the parish.

Sixteen-year-old Bertland Danielle Gray of Reading district, St James and 35-year-old Leon Gillings otherwise called ‘Shakey’ Vendor of Mount Carey district, St James were shot dead on Saturday afternoon.

The Anchovy Police say Gillings was at his stall with Bertland and the other two men when a silver motorcar pulled up with a group of men.

It is reported that two men got out of the car and ordered a coconut.

The men then pulled handguns and opened fire hitting all four men.

They were taken to hospital where Gillings and Bertland were pronounced dead and the other two men admitted.