Investigations are underway into another shooting death this time in the St Michael area.
Dead is 28-year-old Emilien Peter, of Meadowville, Prior Park, St James who was found lying in a pool of blood around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 16 at Well Gap, Cave Hill, St Michael.
This latest incident pushes to 30 the number of murders recorded so far for the year.
A release, by Police Spokesman Acting Station Sergeant Michael Blackman, stated that lawmen responded to reports of the shooting and on arrival were informed that a number of people were liming at streetlight, playing a game of dominoes, when they heard a loud explosion. They ran, and on returning discovered Peters’ motionless body in a pool of blood.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are appealing to anyone with information about this latest murder to contact Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477) or the nearest police station.