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Double killing in Clarendon

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The police in Clarendon are probing the fourth double murder in recent weeks.

The latest killings happened on Friday night when gunmen opened fire on patrons at an event in the town of May Pen.

The police report that 22-year-old Leroy Hutchinson, of Woodside district, and 21-year-old Leroy White, of a Cardage Avenue address, died from gunshot wounds sustained during the shooting.

According to the police, the two were among a group of persons attending a fish fry at premises along Howard Avenue when a motorcar approached.

It is reported that a number of men alighted from the car and opened fire, hitting several persons before escaping in the vehicle.