Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Romano “Carpie” Thomas, 29 years old Labourer of Mckie’s Hill on 15.08.2021.

According investigation, on 15.08.2021 about 6:38 p.m. at Paul’s Ave. an unknown person armed with a gun, shot him multiple times about the body. Thomas was subsequently rushed to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital for medical attention, but succumbed to the injuries during the early morning of 16.05.2021.

A post mortem examination is expected to be conducted on the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Thomas’ death marks the 25th homicide for the year 2021.

Persons with information pertaining to this investigation are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Crimes at 1784-456-1339 or the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department/Major Crimes Unit at 1784-456-1810 or any Police Station or Police Officer you are comfortable with. All information will be treated confidentially.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.