Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of Ohrma Jummo Dallaway, 40, of New Montrose.

Dallaway’s body was found about 2 a.m. on Sunday after police responded to a report of an unresponsive person at the grounds of the Faith Temple Church at New Montrose.

When the police arrived, Dallaway was met with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the chest.

The district medical officer pronounced him dead at the scene.

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

Police are soliciting information from the public that will aid with this investigation; the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s).

Persons with information are asked to contact the assistant commissioner in-charge, crime at 1784-456-1339 or the officer in-charge Criminal Investigations Department at 1784-45-61810; or any police officer/station with which they are comfortable.

All information will be treated confidentially, police say.