A 35-year-old Carenage man became the country’s eleventh murder victim when he was shot by an unknown gunman on Thursday night.
Marcus Haynes of Upper L’anse Mitan, Carenage was not known to the police, but investigators believe he was killed by a gang member from the area.
At about 8.40 pm residents of Upper L’anse Mitan heard gunfire, after which they found Haynes lying face-down.
He was taken to the St James hospital where he died at about 9.17 pm.
Haynes was shot about six times. Investigators were told warring gangs from Upper L’anse Mitan were seen firing at each other before the murder.
Investigations are continuing.