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Two Cocorite men shot dead in Bournes Rd, St James

Homicide investigators are looking into the murders of two men in St James overnight.

The bodies of Shevon Williams and Atiba Welsh were found lying in the road at Rosslands, Bournes Road, at around 12.50 am.

Police said they were called to the scene by a security guard, who reported hearing gunshots at around 12.15 am and on checking saw the men bleeding from gunshot wounds near a bar.

A district medical officer was called in and Williams and Welsh were declared dead.

Investigators said they found seven spent shells at the scene.