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Eight-year-old Denham Town girl shot dead after Tivoli boy murdered

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2020 | 12:00 AM
Police investigators on the scene of the murder in Tivoli Gardens, Kingston - Gladstone Taylor photo

There has been anguish in the Kingston western community after two children were murdered a short time apart on Wednesday.

In Denham Town, an eight-year-old girl was at home on her veranda when she was hit by a bullet fired by men in the area.

It happened near one of the Zones of Special Operations checkpoints in the community. 

Earlier, a 15-year-old boy was shot dead in the neighbouring Tivoli Gardens community. 

Further details on both incidents were not immediately available.

According to the police, two firearms have since been recovered and one man in is custody. 

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