A man was shot and killed along Deanery Road in the vicinity of Mountain View Avenue yesterday morning.

Head of the East Kingston Police Division, Superintendent Victor Hamilton, told our news centre that the killing left the area tense.

Superintendent Victor Hamilton, Head of the East Kingston Police Division

Tensions have been brewing in the area since the murder of a man at a private medical facility more than a month ago.

Two women and a toddler were also wounded in that shooting incident.

At the time of the killing in late October speculation was rife in the area that he was a high ranking member of a gang operating in the space.

Meanwhile, a curfew has been imposed in sections of Mountain View.

The curfew began at 6:00 last evening and will remain in effect until 6:00 tomorrow evening.

The boundaries of the curfew are, North along Bunny View Avenue from Mountain View Primary School to Hamstead Avenue and East along Mountain View Avenue from Langston Road onto Hamstead Avenue to Bunny View Avenue.

It also extends South along Langston Road from Mountain View Avenue to Deanery Road and West along Deanery Road from Langston Road onto Mountain View Avenue to Mountain View Primary School.