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Man killed, university student injured in August Town

Sunday, February 17, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The police are reporting that a man was shot dead and a university student injured in August Town, St Andrew this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Andrew Marriott from Goldsmith Villa, August Town.

Reports are that about 11:50 am, both men were standing with a group of men when armed men approached and shot them. The constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) said when officers visited the scene, Marriott and the other man were found suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both men were taken to hospital where Marriott succumbed to his injuries, while the other man is undergoing treatment.

Investigations are ongoing.

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