A male and a female were found dead with gunshot wounds along the McCooks Pen Main Road-, close to Big Lane in St. Catherine.

The discovery was made by citizens who heard loud explosions in the wee hours of the morning and alerted the police. Upon police arrival, the victims, were found lying face down, behind a bus stop, with multiple gunshot wounds on their upper bodies.

Investigations are currently underway.

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