Murder in Morvant

Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 20:00

Police are investigating the murder of a Morvant man. 

According to reports, Leroy Downes of Upper Poinsettia Drive was shot during the early hours of this morning.

CNC3 understands the victim's mother heard several loud explosions around 1:30am.

Upon checking she found her son lying in a pool of blood with several gunshot wounds about the body.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.