Two men were fatally shot by the Police in St James and a glock pistol seized in the same incident Saturday.

One of the men has been identified as 27 year old, Shacardo Malcolm otherwise called Skelli.

Malcolm is said to be of an Irwin Heights address in the parish.

The other victim is still unidentified.

Nationwide News understands that police on patrol in the area shortly before 2pm Saturday were fired upon by men in the community.

It’s understood a gun battle ensued and two men were shot. They were both taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

The parish has been under an extended state of public emergency since January 2018.