Two Dead, Two Nursing Injuries in Separate Spanish Town Shootings


Two people are dead and two others are in hospital suffering from gunshot wounds following separate shootings in the St. Catherine North Police division this morning.

The Police are still on both scenes.

Preliminary information from police is that three people were shot on Burke Road in Spanish Town at about 8:20.

The circumstances that led to the triple shooting are not yet known, however, one man was killed and two others injured.

In an earlier incident, another man was also killed.

The Police say a construction worker was killed in Victoria district in Linstead at about 7 am.

The incident on Burke Road has resulted in traffic congestion in the area.

Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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