12 persons shot at party in Franklyn Town – Jamaica

12 persons of Franklyn Town in Kingston, Jamaica were shot while at a party in the community last night.

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The Gleaner understands that three persons are still hospitalised while the others were treated and released. 

It is reported that the injured were among patrons at the event, which was being held at the intersection of Wellington Street and Somerset Avenue. 

Shortly before 11 pm, men travelling in a motor car drove up and then opened fire at a crowd before escaping. 

Twelve persons turned up at the Kingston Public Hospital suffering from injuries sustained during the gunfire. 

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In February, seven persons were shot, two fatally, at a party in Sheffield, Westmoreland. As reported at the time, the deceased were identified as 31-year-old Marshal Gayle and Sherece Murray, who was believed to be in her early twenties.

Both victims are from Little Bay in Sheffield.

It is reported that the seven were among patrons at an event in a section of the Sheffield community.

It is further reported that about 9:00 p.m. a group of armed men came to the area and opened fire, hitting all seven persons.

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The police were summoned and upon arrival, the wounded were rushed to hospital where Murray and Gayle were pronounced dead and the others admitted.

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