A MAN was shot dead on Toote Shop Corner off East Street after 9pm Thursday night, police said.
His death marked the 100th homicide for the year, according to The Tribune’s records.
According to police, an adult male was standing in front of a home located at Toote Shop Corner, when two males in a dark coloured vehicle armed with handguns approached and shot him before speeding off.
The male was pronounced dead on the scene.
Thursday night’s victim was killed nearly 24 hours after a woman was shot dead outside her home in the Chippingham area Wednesday night and a man died in hospital after midnight Thursday after being shot outside a business on Mackey Street.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 911, 919, the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991 or the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 328-TIPS.