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Jamaica: Two security guards killed

Police are investigating the shooting death of two security guards in separate incidents in St. James parish between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to a press release.

Dead are Jermaine Myrie, 34, of John’s Hall, St. James; and Sadaine Legister, 23, of Crawford Street, Mount Salem in St James.

Myrie died on the spot when he was shot by gunmen, close to 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Reports are that he was sitting outside his John’s Hall house when the gunmen attacked.

He reportedly ran inside his house where he was followed by the gunmen and shot multiple times.

Meanwhile, Legister was shot and killed by a lone gunman when he went to dump garbage in his community, shortly after 7 a.m.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police have not yet established a motive for both killings.