The police in St Catherine are trying to piece together the events which led to four persons being shot and killed last night in a community on the outskirts of Linstead in St. Catherine. Information received are that they were killed by gunmen who were on a robbery spree in the area. A woman is among the dead. The victims had not yet been identified. The incident happened sometime after 9 o'clock. Preliminary reports are that the victims were in a community known as Venesha, when armed men went on a rampage. They killed two persons in one area, and two others at another section of the community.