Two men were yesterday shot and killed in the parish of Westmoreland after they were pounced upon by gunmen in the early morning.

Police investigations revealed that about 1:00am, the first victim was approached by two men armed with firearms outside a night club, shortly after arriving there.

The gunmen then opened fire, killing the first victim on the spot.

The armed men then made their way to the back of the night club where the second victim was located, and shot him killing him on the spot.

The police have now revealed the identities of the victims to be that of 20 year oldWinston Haughton of Haughton Court, Lucea, Hanover and 36 year old taxi operatorCourtney Legister of Silver Spring Westmoreland.