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Double murder in Portmore

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 | 8:31 AM    

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica -- Two men are now dead after gunmen struck in the community of Newlands in Portmore, St Catherine, on Monday night.

The men were reportedly having a conversation with friends along the Newlands main road in the municipality about 8:25 pm when they were approached by armed men who opened gunfire hitting them.

The men were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Preliminary reports are that the deceased are George Myers, 33, of Herman Avenue in Bridgeport and Chevis Hurst, 23, of Newlands Road.

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