Detectives attached to the Barnett Street police Department have commenced an investigation surrounding the shooting death of a taxi operator, along Coke Avenue, in the Brandon Hill area of the second city on Sunday, July 19.
The identity of the taxi operator who hailed from Green Pond community, has not yet been released.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 12:00 noon, residents in the area summoned to them after hearing gunshots being fired in the area.
The lawmen rushed to the location and upon arrival, they stumbled upon the taxi operator who was seen slumped around the steering wheel of a white Voxy bus, with gunshot wounds to his upper body.
The scene was processed and the wounded driver rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.