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Two men were shot, one fatally, during what the police described as an escalating gang feud in a section of Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland on Friday morning.
The deceased has been identified as 32-year-old Kareem James of Darling Street, Savanna-la-Mar.
Reports are that about 7:30 a.m., James and another man were standing along a section of Ricketts Street in Savanna-la-Mar, when gunshots were heard.
The police were summoned and upon their arrival, the two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds and taken hospital, where James was pronounced dead and the other man was admitted for treatment.
It is understood that the shooting was the latest tit-for-tat attack between warring factions from Dexter Street and Darling Street in the Westmoreland capital.
The Savanna-la-Mar police are investigating the incident.