Barbados records first murder of 2019

(Barbados Nation) Barbados has recorded its first murder for 2019.

Police say investigations are continuing into the unnatural death of a Shaqullie Toppin 24-year-old St Michael resident, who was shot around 9:55 last night at Danesbury near Retreat Road Black Rock.

Police Public Relations Officer Michael Blackman said police responded to reports of a shooting on arrival they discovered Toppin had been shot he was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone who can provide any information that can assist the police in their investigations is asked to contact Police Emergency at 211 Crime Stoppers at 1800TIPS or 18008477 Black Rock Police Station at 4177500 or any police station.(PR)

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