Six persons were reportedly gunned down in the St James Police Division in four separate incidents since Tuesday night.
Three persons were killed in one location.
The police have identified five of the murder victims as 59-year-old Doreen Brown, her son, 24- year- old Wade Weekly; and Clayton Daley of Barrett Town, St James addresses; 25-year-old Nardia Cunningham and Cedric Williams of Gordon Crescent, Granville.
Details of a murder committed in Norwood are not immediately available.
The police, however, report that Brown, her son, Weekly and Daley were shot and killed during an attack at their home by a group of unknown gunmen sometime after 12:00am on Wednesday.
A 15-year-old was shot and injured during the attack.
Shortly after that Cunningham was shot dead at her home in another section of the community.
In the meantime, the Granville police who are investigating the killing of Williams, which was reported to have taken place about 6:50 pm on Tuesday evening.
The police say they were summoned by residents who heard explosions. Upon their arrival the police found Williams’ body lying in his house with gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.