The Cambridge police in the parish of St James, have commenced an investigation surrounding the shooting death of a man, in Mafoota community, St James, on Friday afternoon, June 4.
The deceased has been identified as 51-year-old Mark Reid, farmer also of Mafoota community.
Reports by the police are that about 6:50 pm, Reid was returning home after doing some construction work at another section of the community, when he was ambushed by a man armed with a handgun.
The gunman chased Reid, who ran to avoid being shot, but he was chased to a neighboring yard, and shot multiple times by the gunman who then fled the scene on foot,
The police were summoned and upon arrival, Reid who was discovered suffering from gunshot wounds was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.