Police investigate latest homicide

The country’s murder count increased by one on Saturday after a shooting incident left a man dead.

According to police reports, shortly after 11 p.m., a male went into the Southern Police Station with a gunshot wound to his body and reported that he was in his vehicle at the junction of East and Brougham Streets when he was approached by two men with firearms.

The men demanded his vehicle. He declined and as he was driving off, one of the two men fired a shot at him. Paramedics assisted the male to hospital however, a short time later he was pronounced dead.

Police are asking the public’s help for any information which can assist in solving the incident. Investigations are ongoing.