Detectives attached to the Yallahs police Department, in St. Thomas, say they have now commenced an investigation surrounding the shooting death of a barber, at a wake yard in the community, on Friday, April 5.
The dead barber has been identified as 24-year-old, Ferron Bailey, who resides at Knightville district, in Yallahs, St Thomas.
Reports by the police are that on Friday night Bailey was among a group of patrons at a party when they were ambushed by armed men.
The gunmen opened fire, hitting Bailey multiple times before making their escape in the area on foot.
The police were summoned, and upon their arrival, the wounded man was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.