A Campden Park man who was on bail on an ammunition charge was shot and killed by unknown assailants in Redemption Sharpes Thursday morning.
Reports are that Kamari Neptune, a 34-year-old chauffeur, was shot as he left his girlfriend’s home shortly after 6 a.m.
A source who saw the body said it had what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.
Police said Thursday afternoon that the deceased had multiple gunshot wounds about his body.
Residents of the area say that it appears that Neptune was about to enter a minivan parked outside his girlfriend’s house when he was fired upon.
Police retrieved spent shell casings and a cutlass from the scene.
The bullet seemed to have pierced the windshield of the minivan, while the dashboard also had signs of the impact of a bullet.
The driver-side window on the right-hand drive vehicle was also shattered.
Neptune’s mother, left, is consoled at the murder scene. (IWN photo)Neptune body fell into the yard of a nearby house and persons speculated that he fell onto the property after being shot.
A resident speculated that a concrete block in a structure on the property was damaged by the impact of Neptune’s head hitting against it.
Neptune’s death brings the homicide count in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for this year to 39, a new record.