Police personnel in St. Elizabeth have launched a manhunt for men believed to have been responsible for the shooting of five persons last night in Bypass District in the parish.
Two of the five victims have died.
The dead men are farmers.
They’ve been identified as 24 year old Jason Taylor also known as Kutchi, and Jason Daley, also called Gego.
Gego was also 24.
Reports are the men were playing dominoes at a shop when they were attacked and gunned down.
A 50-year-old farmer was also shot in his right hand.
A woman, believed to be in her early thirties, was shot in her right shoulder.
Another farmer was shot in his neck.
He’s in hospital battling for life.
A female relative of the two deceased men spoke to our news center.
The woman who requested that she not be named, says she believes the shooting is due to a gang war.
She says those shot were innocent.