A third person has died from gun shot wounds he sustained during a shooting incident in an area of St. Andrew known as Ackee Walk last evening.

Dead is 18-year-old Adonis Hibbert.

The other two victims are 33-year-old Omar Morris and 45-year-old bus driver Evroy Hibbert.

Five other people remain in hospital nursing gunshot wounds.

The gunmen reportedly opened fire indiscriminately on the men about 8:00 last evening in the vicinity of 142 Molynes Road in St. Andrew.

The Police say a high-level investigation has been launched by the Major Investigation Division, MID.

Head of the Jamaica Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay says the police are working to establish a motive.

SSP Lindsay says the Police are making many lines of inquiries.
She noted that one of the victims was a person of interest.

Senior Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay, Head of the Jamaica Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit.

SSP Lindsay also says the area has been tense in recent times.

Detectives are appealing to anyone with information that can assist them with their investigations to contact the MID at 876-758-5048, Crime Stop at 311 or the Police 119 emergency number.