Kingston man charged with double murder

March 24, 2023

A Kingston man has been charged by detectives in the Kingston East Police Division, in relation to a double murder and other offences following an incident on Malvern Avenue, Kingston on March 3.

Tyreek Johnson, 23, otherwise called 'Ramone' and 'Isis', of Fleet Street, has been charged for the murders of 26-year-old Malcolm Lowe and 24-year-old Ronaldo Murray. Johnson was also charged with wounding with intent and breaches of the Firearms Act. Reports are that about 10 p.m., Lowe, Malcolm and a woman were sitting on Malvern Avenue when they were approached by two gunmen who opened fire at them. The police were summoned and they were taken to hospital where Lowe and Murray were pronounced dead and the woman was admitted for treatment.

An investigation was launched and Johnson was taken into custody on Wednesday. He was subsequently charged in the presence of his attorney. His court date is being finalised.

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