June 9,2019

A twelve year old boy was shot dead and three others were injured and hospitalized on Payne Avenue, Kingston 11 on June 8, 2019.

The twelve year old boy has been identified as Duon Dacosta. It has been reported that approximately 7:45pm Duon was in the company of a group of people who were standing along the road way, when a lone gunman on foot opened fire at the group.

Four persons; young Duon, a man and two women were shot and immediately rushed to hospital where Duon  succumbed while being treated.

The Hunts Bay police are probing the incident and are seeking the assistance of the public.  Anyone who might have information that will be useful in catching the perpetrator should contact them at 876-923-7111 or crime stop at 311. –