A 19-year-old was killed this morning following a shooting in Waterhouse, St.Andrew.

The deceased is identified as Alton Haffenden of Unity Lane, Kingston 11.

Acting Operations Officer for the St. Andrew South Police Division, Deputy Superintendent Coleridge Minto, says about 8:45AM, four men were shot by unknown assailants.

DSP Minto says he’s unable to confirm whether a baby was among those shot and injured.

He says based on preliminary reports, the shooting is seemingly related to an ongoing gang conflict.

The DSP says measures may be put in place to ease tensions in the area.

DSP Coleridge Minto, Acting Operations Officer for the St. Andrew South Police Division.