Man shot dead, another injured in St Thomas

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Man shot dead, another injured in St Thomas

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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ST THOMAS, Jamaica — Two men were shot, one fatally, in Poor Man's Corner in Yallahs, St Thomas last night.

The deceased has been identified as 37-year-old Carlton Holding of Pensie Lane in the parish.

According to the constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), Holding was standing among a group of people about 7:52 pm, when armed men approached and opened gunfire, hitting him several times.

Another man was also shot and was taken to hospital, where he has been admitted. Holding was pronounced dead on arrival.

The gunmen fled the scene.

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