Two people were shot dead by unknown assailants at the intersection of Bombay and Linscott Avenue in Meadowbrook Estate, St Andrew on Saturday night.

They have been identified as 31-year-old Toni-Ann Murray, cashier of Linscott Avenue and 21-year-old George Phillips of Ridgeway Road, Bombay Avenue in the parish.

According to the Duhaney Park police, about 8:27 pm, Murray was sitting in a motorcar on the compound of the community centre while Phillips was sitting on a makeshift stool in front of the community centre when two men armed with guns approached and opened gunfire hitting them before escaping in a waiting motor vehicle.

The two were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Cops continue to investigation the incident.