Death, child injured from drive-by shooting in Maverley

One man is dead and two other persons, including a 12-year-old boy, injured following a drive-by attack in the community of Maverley, St Andrew on Thursday.

The deceased has been identified as Omar Williams o/c Gavin, a 30-year-old resident of Portmore, St Catherine.

Reports from the police are that at about 6: 30 p.m., two men were standing on the West Main Drive road in the community when men armed with guns drove up and opened fire hitting them.

Reports are that the gunmen went to another section of the same road where they again opened fire at persons at a premise,  a 12-year-old boy was shot and injured in that incident.

The injured persons were rushed to a hospital where Wiliams was pronounced dead and the other two injured persons admitted.

Hunts Bay police have since launched an investigation in the matter.

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