First day of March and already the police are investigating an early morning murder which took place in Penal.
Residents of Sunrees Road Extension reported hearing a series of gunshots around 1:30am and immediately notified the police.
When officers arrived, they found the body of a man with multiple gunshot wounds, lying near the roadway. Ten spent shells were found at the scene, along with three projectiles.
The deceased is said to be a ‘known offender’.