A man who was being sought by police in connection with the murders in Coronation Market in Downtown Kingston on Wednesday night is said to be among 97 persons taken into custody during an operation in the Kingston Western Police Division.
The operation was carried out yesterday in the Denham Town and Tivoli Gardens areas, to combat escalating gang violence in the divisions.
On Wednesday night, two people were murdered in coronation market while another was killed in Denham Town.
Police say six of the persons listed as wanted, were held during the operation and three others were arrested on warrants.
Police say the areas are tense.