A 16-year-old boy was shot dead and a woman injured in a gun attack in downtown Kingston late on Friday night.

The deceased has been identified as Andre Dixon of a downtown Kingston address.

It is reported that the teen was among a group of persons standing along Pechon Street in downtown Kingston at about 11.30 p.m., when two gunmen approached them.

They men opened gunfire, hitting Dixon and a woman before escaping the area.

The wounded persons were assisted to a hospital, where the teen was pronounced dead and the woman was admitted for treatment.

Her condition is not known at this time.

The police are probing the shooting incident.


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