A 43-year-old man was shot dead shortly after he left his home at Maloney Gardens to purchase doubles for breakfast.

According to a police report, at about 7am on Friday, Kelvin Wayne of Apartment 4-4 East Maloney Gardens left his home to purchase doubles, and approximately five minutes after his 44-year-old common-law wife Nicole Williams said she heard gunshots.

On checking, she discovered Wayne lying on his back on the ground on the north eastern side of Building 16. He had been shot multiple times.

ASP Douglas, Insp Hosern, Cpl Rahim, Pc Franz and several other officers from the Region 2 Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) visited the scene.

Enquiries being continued by PC Mc Queen of the Region 2 HBI.