A Manchester businessman was shot dead and his licensed firearm stolen by gunmen in the usually quiet community of Mile Gully in the parish's north east on Saturday morning (November 30).
He has been identified as 39-year-old Wayne Nash, a funeral home director.
Police reports are that shortly after 1:00 am Nash was at one of his business establishments, a bar, when armed men entered and proceeded to rob patrons. It is further reported that during the robbery, Nash was shot, and his licensed firearm stolen.
He was taken to hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.