Murder count jumps to 38

Murder count jumps to 38

The country’s murder count jumped by one after police confirmed Tuesday morning that the victim of a shooting incident, which occurred Monday evening, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to please come forward.

According to intelligence, shortly after 10:00 p.m. yesterday, a male was standing in front of his home on Homestead Street, when a dark colour jeep pulled up. The occupants fired shots at the male, injuring him.

The victim was transported to hospital where he was listed in serious condition but died early this morning.

Investigations are ongoing.

According to Eyewitness News records, this latest shooting brings the country’s murder count to 38.