A 55-year-old man, who was shot multiple times while in St James on Friday, has died at hospital.

According to a police report, at about 12.30 pm, Joseph Daniel was at Dibe, Long Circular Road, when he was approached by a gunman who opened fire on him, before running off.

Daniel was taken to the St James Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

He had received gunshot wounds in the right arm, chest and upper stomach.

Police told Guardian Media that Joseph Daniel was a known affiliate of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen.