Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Youth want ceasefire


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TWO DEADLY SHOOTINGS and a firearm attack in just over 24 hours, all connected to Brittons Hill, St Michael, has forcefully returned the district to its hotbed ranking.

But while the older residents are running scared and lawmen are calling on witnesses to give up the information on the criminals, the youth are blaming politicians and telling colleagues to call a ceasefire.

A day after the violence, an uneasy quiet fell over the neighbourhood, whose solid football tradition is rivalled by its reputation as a trouble spot for police, a term usually associated with drugs and guns.

Residents, both young and older, spoke to the SATURDAY SUN but refused to be identified for fear of being regarded as snitches. (LK)


Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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