A man was killed in Belmont on Wednesday morning.

According to a police report, at about 2 am, residents of St John’s Road, Upper St Barb’s in Belmont, heard rapid gunfire in the area.

However, it was not until about five hours later, at about 7 am, that the residents discovered the lifeless body of a man lying face up along a concrete walk path.

The victim has been identified as Shaquille Ueuzepe.

Police are yet to ascertain a motive for the killing.

Investigations are continuing.