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Two more men shot dead in Kingston west

Thursday, May 08, 2014 | 11:07 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Following the shooting deaths of three men in the Kingston West Police Division on Tuesday, two more men were shot dead in separate incidents Wednesday.

Deceased are 54-year-old Bunny Campbell, a steel worker of Hannah Street, Kingston 14, and 34-year-old Robert Ricketts of Pink Lane, also in Kingston 14.

Both men were killed just over an hour apart.

OBSERVER ONLINE understands that about 3:00 pm Campbell was standing with a group of friends on Hannah Street when an armed pedal cyclist approached them. The men ran but the pedal cyclist opened gunfire hitting Campbell. He was pronounced dead at hospital.

One-and-a-half hours later, Ricketts was seen in a pool of blood at his gate after residents, upon hearing explosions, summoned police to the area. Ricketts too was pronounced dead at hospital.

Three other men: 20-year-old Garrel Bravo, 23-year-old Vernon Vanzie, and 24-year-old Kevin Black were shot dead in separate incidents in Kingston 14 on Tuesday.

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