The St. James police are probing a triple murder on King Street, Montego Bay on Tuesday evening.

The deceased are 26-year-old Rashaun Williams, 17-year-old Jaydon Bennett and 62-year-old David West. The bodies were found near a bridge in Canterbury with gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Head of the St. James police division, Superintendent Eron Samuels, says the prime suspect, identified as John Roach, engaged lawmen in a shootout.

Superintendent Samuels says a manhunt is underway for Roach.

Superintendent Eron Samuels, head of the St. James police division.