Two men were charged with Murder and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition following the fatal shooting of two men in separate incidents in Westmoreland and Kingston.

In the first incident, the Westmoreland police charged 24-year-old Rushane Bryan otherwise called ‘Refuge’, of Hartford District in Westmoreland for the Sunday, August 25, murder of Calvin Forrest of Petersfield in the parish.

Reports are about 8:15 p.m., men attempted to rob Forrest in his backyard, when he resisted and was shot several times.

The Police were summoned and on their arrival, Forrest was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Bryan was subsequently charged with Murder and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

Meanwhile in Kingston, investigators assigned to the Elletson Road Police Station charged 42-year-old Nicholas Meikle otherwise called ‘Dickie’, of Franklyn Town for the murder of 18-year-old Tyreek Sawyers.

Sawyers who’s from Southern Cross Drive in Kingston 17 was killed on Sunday, September 8.

Reports are about 2:15 p.m., gunmen pounced upon Sawyers at his gate and opened gunfire hitting him several times.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Meikle was later questioned in the presence of his attorney and charged with Murder and Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

Police say arrangements are being made for both men to appear in court.