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Oliver Road residents fearful as gunmen invade, terrorise community

Published:Thursday | August 3, 2017 | 8:35 PM
Oliver Road in East Kingston. - File Photo

Residents of a section of Oliver Road in East Kingston have been cowering in fear as the community is targeted by gunmen who have launched several attacks in recent days.

Yesterday, a man was killed and several homes and vehicles shot up as the gunmen invaded the community.

The dead man has been identified as 20-year-old Andgel Henry.

He was found dead in a churchyard in the community.

Crime chief for the East Kingston Police Division, Deputy Superintendent Christopher Brown, says the police are trying to determine the motive for the flare-up of violence.

 

Crime chief for the East Kingston Police Division, Deputy Superintendent Christopher Brown

Close to 300 spent shells were reportedly recovered by the police from the community.