Mon | Dec 11, 2017

Two killed, two others injured in St James

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 1:10 PM

The St James police are reporting that two persons were shot and killed and two others injured in separate incidents in the parish yesterday.

Dead are 44-year-old Raymond Dias, otherwise called ‘Dallas’, a labourer of Rose Heights and 22-year-old Sherice Martin Corbet, of Red Dirt, both in St James.

Reports from the Mount Salem police are that about 10:15 yesterday morning, Dias and another man were walking along Miriam Way when they were pounced upon by a lone gunman who opened fire hitting them.

The police were alerted and the injured men taken to hospital.

Dias was pronounced dead and the other man admitted.

About half hour later, the Coral Gardens police say Martin and a man were walking along a roadway in her community when they were attacked by a lone gunman who opened fire hitting them.

They were taken to hospital where Martin was pronounced dead and the man admitted.