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Two men killed in downtown Kingston shooting incidents

Sunday, November 17, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that two men are dead and another injured following separate shootings incidents in downtown Kingston.

In the first incident, a man was shot dead and another injured by unknown assailants on McWhinney Street, downtown Kingston on Saturday, November 16.

The dead man has been identified as 22-year-old Keith Morrell, a mechanic of Malvern Avenue.

Police reports are that about 4:30 pm, both men were standing on the roadway when they were allegedly approached by armed men who opened gunfire hitting them. The police were summoned and Morrell pronounced dead at hospital while the other man was admitted.

In the other incident, 30-year-old Andrew Morgan otherwise called 'Pong', of Fleet Street, downtown Kingston, who was shot and injured in his community on Friday, November 15, succumbed to his injuries.

Reports from the Kingston Central police are that about 6:55 pm on Friday, Morgan was sitting on a bench when he was allegedly approached by unknown assailant/s, who opened gunfire hitting him several times.

Morganwas taken to the hospital where he was admitted in serious condition; however, he succumbed to his injuries yesterday.


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