Man Shot and Killed in Bickersteth, St James

The Cambridge police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Bickersteth, St James, on Friday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Ezekiel Barrett, otherwise called ‘Barka ‘ of Richmond Hill community.

Reports by the police are that about 7:30pm, Barrett was walking in Bickersteth square, when he was ambushed by a man armed with a handgun, who opened fire killing him on the spot.

The police were summoned and upon arrival Barrett was seen lying along the roadway in a pool of blood.

The scene was processed and Barnett’s body was removed to the morgue for post mortem examination.

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