A man was shot dead at St Mary’s Junction, Freeport, on Friday night.

The victim was identified as Jameek Taylor, a Jamaican national.

According to a police report, Taylor, who was a security officer, was believed to be on his way home from work around 8.30 pm when he was ambushed and killed by gunmen.

Eyewitnesses recounted seeing Taylor speaking to a young woman shortly before he was shot multiple times.

He died on the scene.

Reports said after attacking Taylor the gunmen escaped in a white Toyota Sylphy sedan.