Man killed, teen wounded in Catherine Hall gun attack

ST JAMES, Jamaica - Police investigators are probing Friday night's killing of man and the wounding of a teenager during a shooting incident in Catherine Hall in Montego Bay, St James.

Dead is 29-year-old Kemar Wilson, a cable technician of Catherine Hall.

Police reports are that about 10:00 pm, Wilson was among several persons at a shop when gunmen pounced and opened fire at the group.

When the shooting subsided, Wilson and a 15-year-old boy were found suffering from bullet wounds.

They were assisted to the hospital where Wilson was pronounced dead and the teenager admitted.

Investigations are ongoing.

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