Saturday 19 January, 2019

Man gunned down in Carenage

Police are investigating the murder of a 35-year-old man who was killed after receiving a hail of bullets in Carenage on Thursday night.

According to reports, around 8:30 pm, residents of L’anse Mitan, Carenage, heard several explosions. Soon after, they found a man identified as Marcus Haynes, bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds.

The wounded man was rushed to the St James District Health Facility where he was pronounced dead.

Police say Haynes was killed in an area which has seen an increase in gang activity in recent times.

As a result, officers have increased patrols in the area.

Haynes is said to be 2019’s 11th murder victim.

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