Sunday 7 June, 2020

Man shot dead in St James

The death of 55-year-old Joseph Daniel is currently engaging the attention of homicide officers.

Daniel, also known as Arthur Faruki, was fatally shot at about 12.30 pm on Friday along Dibe Road, St James.

According to reports, residents of the area heard several explosions and upon investigating they found Faruki lying in a pool of blood along the roadway.

A man was seen fleeing the scene.

Daniel was rushed to the St James Hospital where he was treated.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at 12.40 pm.

Police said that based on pictures which were circulating online, they were able to find the scene of the shooting.

Investigators are expected to return to the community on Sunday.

Police have no motive for this killing.

More on this as it becomes available.

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