Police say a woman and her 4-year-old son were shot dead by unknown assailants at their home in Top Hill district, Retirement, St. James on Monday.
The deceased have been identified as 42-year-old Shelly Ann Shaw and Jemar Powell.
Reports from the St. James are that about 3:50 a.m., gunmen opened fire on their house. When the shooting subsided, Shaw and her son – Jemar, were seen with gunshot wounds. They were taken to hospital where they died while being treated.
Investigations ae ongoing.