BREAKING: Second shooting victim succumbs to injuries

BREAKING: Second shooting victim succumbs to injuries
A Jerome Avenue barbershop became the crime scene of a double homicide saturday. Just 12 hours later, a man would be gunned down after bringing his children home off Cowpen Road.

Murder count rises to 42

Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting incident Saturday morning which left two adult males dead.

Shortly after 10:00 a.m., police responded to Jerome Avenue off Pyfrom Road after receiving information that two men had been shot at a Barber Shop.

According to intelligence, two men wearing hoodies and armed with firearms, entered the barber shop and opened fire on two patrons, injuring them.

Paramedics were called to the scene, where they met both victims: one was eventually pronounced dead on the scene, while the other succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

While the identities of the two victims have not been released, Eyewitness News can confirm that the deceased were brothers.

Investigations are ongoing.