An elderly man was one of two men shot and killed during an attack along a Montego Bay roadway on Thursday morning.

He has been identified as 70-year-old George Hall of Sun Valley Road, Montego Bay, St James.

Reports are that about 8:40 am, Hall was driving his Toyota Hiace panel van along Leader Avenue, Montego Bay when he was pounced upon and shot multiple times by unknown attackers.

He died on the spot.

It is understood that a man, who was a passenger in a motorcar driving by at the time of the attack, was shot in the back of the head by a stray bullet. He died on his way to hospital.

His identity has not yet been ascertained.

The St James police are investigating.