SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 9PM UPDATE: A 31-year-old man was gunned down this evening inside a Pembroke barbershop by a brazen man on a motorcycle.
Witnesses described hearing six gunshots coming from Jason’s Barbershop on North Shore Road, near First Church of God.
The shooting happened at 5:20pm.
One witness was inside her home watching TV when she heard the gunshots. She said she didn’t know what they were and a member of her family went outside to see what the noise was.
The woman described hearing six gunshots and saw everyone scramble out of the barbershop.
Dozens of the police officers were on the scene and the area was cordoned off with crime scene tape.
Assistant Police Commissioner David Mirfield said: “Around 5:20pm on Saturday, June 23, police responded to reported gunshots at Jason's Barbershop on North Shore Road in Pembroke.
“It appears that two men on a motorcycle wearing full face helmets arrived at the location.
“One of the suspects got off the motorcycle and shot the victim, a 31-year-old man, before both men escaped on the motorcycle heading west.
“The scene has been forensically examined and will remain cordoned off until further notice as detectives continue the investigation into this fatal shooting.
“Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen two men on a motorcycle in the North Shore Road, Pembroke area in the vicinity of Jason's Barbershop around the time of the incident to contact the Serious Crime Unit on 295-0011 or the independent & confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.”