Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting of a man in St Vincent and the Grenadines last night.

The victim has been identified as Corey Greaves, 27, a labourer of Arnos Vale.

Preliminary investigations reveal that about 8:18 pm, the police were notified about the body of an unknown man lying on the ground at Villa in the vicinity of the gap leading to the Community College.

Officers from the Calliaqua Police Station visited the scene and Greaves’ unresponsive body was found with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the District Medical Officer (DMO).

A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the body of the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Greaves’ death marks the second homicide for the year 2021. The circumstances surrounding the shooting incident are unknown.

Persons with information pertaining to this investigation are asked to contact the police. All information will be treated confidentially. Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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