Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation

The most credible news source in Barbados

One killed, five injured in shooting

July 7th, 2022

Police are investigating a shooting death which occurred at an entertainment venue early this morning.

The shooting incident occurred around 12:30 am today, Thursday 7 July 2022, at an establishment known as Byers Boozie Bites which is located along Long Bay Main Road, Long Bay, St. Philip.

Police said that several patrons were attending a karaoke session at the establishment when two men armed with guns entered and started shooting. This caused patrons to scamper for safety. At the end of the melee, one male was discovered dead in a vehicle which he was driving; His identity is yet to be formally verified and will be released when all protocols have been met.

Five (5) other persons presented gunshot injuries about various parts of their bodies. They were all treated by ambulance personnel who were summoned to the scene. They were later transported by several ambulances to the QEH for medical treatment.

Police have cordoned the immediate and extended scene as they conduct investigations.
Vehicular traffic access was restricted early in the morning and traffic diversions were being regulated by uniformed police officers.

Police urged the public to assist with any information which they may have, that could assist in our investigations into this matter. People should contact the District C Police Station at 416 8200/8204; Police Emergency at 211 or Oistins Police Station 4182612 or any other Police Station. You may also contact Crime Stoppers 1800 (TIPS) 8477.

RELATED ARTICLE: UPDATE: Police identify victim in fatal shooting

About The Author

Share this!