Father killed, kids injured in Hannah Town gun attack
A man was shot dead and his two children, ages eight and four, were injured during a gun attack at their home on upper Oxford Street in Hannah Town, Kingston on Wednesday morning.
The dead man has been identified as 55-year-old Mark McKenzie. The children, both students, have been admitted to hospital.
Reports reaching Observer Online are that around 3:00 am, several men armed with guns entered the yard and went to the house of the now-deceased, who was asleep in bed with the children.
They reportedly then opened gunfire, hitting them. McKenzie, the police said, received gunshot wounds to the face and chest while the children were shot in their legs.
All three were rushed to hospital, where the father was pronounced dead. The children were treated and then transported to another medical facility.