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Police probing fatal shooting in Spanish Town

Published:Wednesday | November 30, 2016 | 11:56 PM

Police from the St Catherine Major Investigation Division are currently probing a fatal shooting which occurred this afternoon in Spanish Town.

The deceased man is yet to be identified, but the police say he was from Young Street in the Old Capital.

It is reported that about 1 o'clock this afternoon, the man was standing near a tyre repair shop along the Greendale Main Road in Twickenham Park.

He was reportedly pounced upon by men dressed in orange shirts who fired shots, hitting him repeatedly.

He died on the spot.

His attackers escaped.