One of the assailants was subsequently shot and injured during a subsequent shoot-out with the police.
The deceased have been identified as 27-year-old pastor, Ryan Jackson and Buckclair Smith, 23; both of Rose Heights, St James. Pastor Ryan Jackson and deacon Buckclair Smith of the First Truth International Apostolic, it is no secret the used of obeah or necromancy or vodoo is rife in the illegal activity to gain protection from enemies to avoiding or creating confusion in court cases involving scammers; this is not surprising to most.
Reports are that about 6:pm, Jackson, and Smith went to a hardware to purchase tile along Kerr Crescent in Montego Bay.
After making the purchase they both went on the road where they were pounced upon by two assailants who opened fire killing them.
The police who were in the area and heard the explosions, went to investigate and came under gunfire from the two assailants.
The fire was returned and one man was subsequently found suffering from gunshot wounds. A 9mm pistol was also discovered in the area.
The wounded gunman was taken to hospital where he was admitted in a series condition.