Jamaica: Six killed in gun battle

Jamaica Observer:-ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Independent Commission of Investigations has commenced their probe into last night’s fatal shooting of six men in an alleged gun battle with members of the security forces in Goodwill, St James.

The identities of the deceased are yet to be released by the police.

Preliminary reports are that sometime last nigh, a police/military team and men travelling in a motor car were involved in a shoot-out.

After the shooting died down six men were found suffering from gunshot injuries.

They were taken to the Cornwall Regional Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Following the gunfight, four illegal firearms were recovered by the security forces.


  1. Anonymous
    January 16, 2017 at 10:38 am

    Good riddance to Jamaican ‘badman.’

    We need the police in St. Lucia to have similar engagements with the local bandits or hitmen who travel around in vehicles from one deadly assignment to another.

  2. Anonymous
    January 19, 2017 at 2:28 pm

    st lucian need jobs not more police killings