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Gun attack at Central Village cookshop leaves three dead, two identified

Published:Tuesday | July 7, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The St Catherine police have launched a major probe into last night’s gun attack in Central Village that left three men dead.

Two of the deceased have been identified.

They are 26-year-old Nakia Nelson of Brown’s Lane in Central Village and 64-year-old Vincent Vicley from Kitson Town also in St Catherine.

The body of the unidentified deceased man was found this morning.

The Corporate Communication Unit of the police force says the incident occurred about 8:30 last night.

The five men were reportedly at a cookshop at the entrance of Brown’s Lane when they were attacked by the armed thugs.

Four were taken to hospital, where two died.