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2 Dead, 5 injured while walking home from party in Olympic Way area

Two men were gunned down in the Olympic Way area after attending a party in the community on Saturday (March 21).

Dead are 26-year-old Jerome Barnett otherwise called ‘Bugman’, an auto body repair man and 46-year-old Rohan Clarke otherwise called ‘Bums’a chef both of Marcus Way, Kingston 11.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 8:45 p.m., Barnett and Clarke were among a group of persons walking home from a party, when a motorcar drove up and the occupants opened gunfire at the group.

The Police was summoned and all seven persons were taken to the hospital where Barnett and Clarke died while undergoing treatment and the other five persons are being treated.

Detectives assigned to the St. Andrew South Police Division say they will be continuing investigations into the incident which occurred along Olympic Way in the vicinity of Hill Avenue intersection.

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