The East Kingston police are investigating an attack that killed an elderly woman and has left another battling for life in hospital.
Dead is 81-year-old Ruthlyn Prendergast, of Homestead Road, Kingston and in hospital is a 75-year-old woman who was shot in the neck.
Reports are that the women were at home on Homestead Road, with an 11-year-old child, when gunmen broke down a door and fired shots. Mrs. Prendergast was shot in the abdomen and died at the scene. The 75-year-old woman is in critical condition at hospital. The child escaped unharmed.