Police are investigating a murder which occurred during a drive-by shooting incident in New Grant, this morning.

The identity of the deceased has not yet been released by the authorities.

Initial reports stated that around 8:45 am, a resident of Cyril Mohan Trace, New Grant, heard loud explosions outside her home. When she looked out, she saw the occupants of two vehicles shooting at a man and woman who were running.

The witness ran inside to protect herself.  She eventually went outside again when the shooting stopped and discovered a man, dressed in a white vest and blue jeans, lying motionless in her neighbour’s yard.

Officers of the Emergency Response Patrol (ERP), as well as Princes Town CID and Homicide visited the scene.

Investigations are ongoing.