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Three Clarendon brothers shot, two fatally

Published:Thursday | April 13, 2017 | 4:13 PM

The Clarendon police are still trying to establish a motive for the fatal shooting of two brothers and the injury of another in Sandy Bay this morning.

One of the deceased is 16-year-old Ricardo Blake, who is a student of Spanish Town High School in St Catherine.

The police say about 12:15 this morning Ricardo, his 19-year-old brother Richard, otherwise called Richie, their 13-year-old brother and their mother where home when three men armed with guns invaded their house.

The gunmen opened fire hitting all three brothers.

Their mother was unhurt.

The men then escaped on foot.

An alarm was raised and the police summoned.

The three brothers were taken to hospital where two of them were pronounced dead while the 13-year-old was admitted with a gunshot wound to his leg.