Police in Barbados have appealed for public assistance as they investigate the Island’s first murder for 2019.
The victim was identified as 24-year-old Shaquille Toppin, of Danesbury, St Michael.
Barbados Today quoted Police spokesman Station Sergeant Michael Blackman as saying that lawmen responded to reports of a shooting at the aforementioned area, near Retreat Road, Black Rock around 9:55 p.m on Tuesday, January 8.
On arrival they were informed that Toppin had been shot and taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private transportation. He was pronounced dead at the hospital, the newspaper said.