Man shot dead in Morvant

Police are calling on members of the public to help them to identify a man who was gunned down on Tuesday afternoon just off the Lady Young Road in Morvant.

Police said the victim was standing along Marie Road just before 3 pm when a series of gunshots was heard.

Residents later found the victim dead on the roadway lying face down.

The unidentified man was shot in the head and upper body.

That murder was recorded as the 212th for the year so far.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police at 999, 555, 800 TIPS or 482-GARY.

- Rhondor Dowlat