A 29-year-old taxi driver from West La Penitence was shot dead last evening in the North East La Penitence community.
The dead man has been identified as Osafo Pollard. A Police report said the incident occurred at around 10:30 pm on Tuesday night.
Persons who were gathered at a nearby birthday celebration reportedly heard a loud gunshot and noticed Pollard lying on the road just after with a gunshot wound to his head.
He was rushed to the hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival. A post mortem examination is to be carried out on his body.
The taxi driver’s assailant has not been identified and it is suspected that it was someone known to him.