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UPDATE | JLP councillor-caretaker Lennox Hines murdered

Published:Thursday | May 26, 2022 | 7:59 PM
Police are still at the scene of the shooting, which occurred under the bridge at the entrance to the Portmore toll road, heading from the Three Miles direction. - Andre Williams photo

Two persons were shot, one fatally, by men travelling on motorcycles along Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston earlier this evening.

The deceased has been identified as Lennox Hines, Jamaica Labour Party councillor-caretaker for the Southboro Division in St Catherine.

Police are still at the scene of the shooting, which occurred under the bridge at the entrance to the Portmore toll road, heading from the Three Miles direction.

SSP Kirk Ricketts, head of the St. Andrew South police division, told The Gleaner that Hines appeared to have been the target.

According to reports, he was driving his white Honda CR-V when the men rode up and opened fire.

He was traveling with a female colleague who was also shot. She is now hospitalised.

A child who was also in the vehicle was unharmed.

More information to come.

- Andre Williams 

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