Roots FM News

A shooting incident on Friday August 26, along York Ave in Cockburn Pen, St Andrew left one man dead and four women injured.

The deceased has been identified as 34-year-old Dwayne Bell, better known as Dowey of a York Avenue address. Reports reaching Roots News are that about 9pm gunmen opened fire during a drive by along the roadway. Its understood that Dowey was no the intended target. He was reportedly shot while on his way to a nearby shop.

Roots FM News understands, that the shooting incident, resulted from an altercation earlier in the day.

Following the shooting soldiers returned to the security checkpoint that was placed in the community when a Zone of Special Operations (ZOSO) was declared in the area last year.

Tension in the area has increased after a man was also shot and killed along Mahoe Drive on Wednesday night.

The St Andrew South Police are investigating the incidents.


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