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Two killed in 12 hours


CARLOS ATWELL, ​[email protected]

Two killed in 12 hours

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Within the span of 12 hours, two more people lost their lives to gun violence.

The first incident occurred Tuesday around 11:20 p.m. when 35-year-old construction worker Omar Leslie Phillips, of Princess Royal Avenue, The Pine, St Michael, was shot dead at Golden Rock, also in The Pine.

Then, around 11:45 a.m. yesterday, the body of 43-year-old Kenrick Ricardo “Boogaloo” King, of Thompson Land, Licorish Village, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael, was discovered in a bushy area called the Train Line, which joins Welches Terrace to Licorish Village. Police responded to a call about shots fired around 11:20 a.m. which led to the discovery.

Their deaths brought the number of killings to seven for the year. (CA)

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