Police responded to reports of a shooting at Well Gap, Cave Hill, St Michael, around 12:30 a.m. (Picture by Christoff Griffith)
A group of men who were playing dominoes under a street light at Well Gap, St Michael, early this morning ran for cover when they heard gunshots.
When they returned, the body of 28-year-old Emelien Peter of Medeville Heights, Prior Park, St James, was lying in a pool of blood.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are carrying out investigations into the incident which occurred around 12:30 a.m.
The island’s murder total for 2019 is now 30, surpassing 28 for last year.
Anyone who may have information that can assist with this investigation is asked to contact police emergency at 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477, District A at 4307242 or any police station. (PR/SAT)