Bajan schoolboy dies after drive-by shooting

(Barbados Nation) A 16-year-old schoolboy, shot in the head Tuesday night, died hours afterwards to become Barbados’ 15th murder victim yesterday.

Shakane Damon Worrell, a fifth form student of Lester Vaughan Secondary School, apparently was an innocent bystander when he was gunned down in a drive-by shooting less than 100 feet away from his home at Pounders Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael.

Eyewitness reports indicated Worrell was liming by a friend’s house when the incident occurred just before midnight.

According to some residents who did not want to be identified, the shooting resulted from an ongoing dispute between two factions

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