Two men were fatally shot by the police along the Salt Spring main road in Green Island, Hanover on Tuesday night. They have been identified as 20 year old Orlando Tavares and 31 year old Vincent Murray, from Crawle District. Reports are that a police team was conducting spot checks when they observed two motorcycles, with four men aboard. It is further reported that the men opened fire on the police, after which the police returned gunfire. The driver of one of the motorcycles and his pillion received injuries and fell. The occupants of the other motorcycle escaped. The injured men were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead. The police say a firearm with two live rounds were seized. Indecom has launched an investigation.