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FIVE SHOT, THREE DIED IN GUN BATTLE IN DOWNTOWN KINGSTON!

A policeman on the scene where gunmen and police engaged in a gun battle in downtown Kingston, this morning.- Norman Grindley/Chief Photographer
A policeman on the scene where gunmen and police engaged in a gun battle in downtown Kingston, this morning.- Norman Grindley/Chief Photographer—-

By Gary Spaulding—-

A woman has now died, bringing to three the number of people killed in a gun battle in downtown Kingston this morning.

Earlier, the police said two men had been killed.

Another woman and a policeman were injured.

Two high-powered weapons were reportedly taken by crime-fighters after the gun battle.

When The Gleaner reached the Kingston Public Hospital, a large crowd had descended on the facility, as the bloodied body of one of the men lay in the back of a police pick-up van.

The body of the other man was still at the West Street scene when The Gleaner arrived.

This is the third incident, in just over a month, in which a total of three alleged hoodlums have been killed in shoot-outs with the police in the community that has been in bloody feuds with the Luke lane community.

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