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Ivy patrol call

Some CHILDREN IN THE IVY were afraid to leave their homes yesterday morning and go to school after two shooting incidents on Monday afternoon. Ivy resident ERCILLA GRAZETTE is frustrated by gun violence in the area. (Pictures by Sandy Pitt.) Karen Jordan expressing her concern about violence in the area as a police vehicle on patrol cruises by.

By anesta henry | Wed, January 30, 2013 - 12:07 AM

RESIDENTS IN THE IVY, St Michael, are demanding a greater police presence in the area.

Following a number of shooting incidents over the past month that sparked out of control during the last two days, residents are calling for a police mobile unit to be placed in the community.

Police are investigating two shooting incidents in the area.

On Monday afternoon just after 4 p.m. a man from the area received a gunshot injury to his neck at the Blenheim playing field.

The second incident occurred around 7:45 p.m. where Adrian Mathew, 30, of Howell’s Cross Road, received gunshot injuries to both heels near the same playing field.

They were both taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, treated and discharged.

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