Police are investigating the shooting death of a man just after midnight last night.
The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Eton Likeyn of Beckles Road, St Michael.
The incident occurred around 12:25 a.m. at an area between Country Park Towers Block #5 and Highrise Block #1, near Country Road, St Michael.
Police say Likeyn and Andrew Michael Vanderpool of Apt 5E, Country Towers, St Michael, were having a conversation while seated in a motor vehicle. They were approached and surprised by a man who had his face hidden with a scarf.
The man, who had a firearm, ordered both men out of the vehicle and proceeded to rob them of cash and valuables. During this ordeal a gunshot was heard and Likeyn fell to the ground. The culprit fled the scene on foot. Vanderpool was unhurt.
Personnel from the Ambulance Service attended the scene and confirmed that Likeyn was dead.
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