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Reputed gang leader killed in August Town

Published:Thursday | October 9, 2014 | 12:57 PM

Gang violence has flared up again in August Town, St Andrew with the reputed leader of one of the most violent gangs in the community, being shot and killed by gunmen.



He has been identified as Jeffus Ferguson.



Head of the St Andrew Central Police, Senior Superintendent Fitz Bailey, says Ferguson was the leader of the Jungle 12 gang.



Ferguson is the second person killed in August Town in the last two days.



It is reported that a group of gunmen entered his house and shot him repeatedly.



However, SSP Bailey has sought to assure residents that they have nothing to fear as there are plans to increase the police presence in the community.



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