Police investigate shooting death of young man

Police are investigating the shooting death of 20-year-old Joshua Shakeem Alexander of 1st Avenue, Jackson, St Michael.

A statement from the Barbados Police Service said the shooting reportedly occurred around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 at the home of the deceased.

“The now deceased victim was sitting in the verandah of his residence with three other family members when a lone gunman approached. Several shots were heard and the unknown gun man fled the scene. The deceased was found with a wound to his head, lying motionless in the said verandah. Another family member received injuries to his shoulder and upper arm,” according to the statement.

A doctor pronounced death at the scene. (PR/KG)

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