BDF confirms shooting
The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has confirmed that at approximately 7:55 a.m this morning, an alleged shooting incident occurred in the barracks of the BDF headquarters at St Ann’s Fort, Garrison, St. Michael where a soldier received a gunshot injury to his head.
He is 38-year-old Able-Bodied Seaman, Adrian DeCourcey Greenidge, who joined the BDF on January 29, 2000.
A release from the BDF noted that the soldier was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival.
As a result of this incident, the BDF, in conjunction with the Royal Barbados Police Force, is in the process of carrying out investigations.
“However, initial investigations have revealed that no other persons were involved” it stated. (PR)