Santa Cruz man gunned down in Morvant

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Santa Cruz man gunned down in Morvant

A 23-year-old man, identified as Shakeer Phillip was shot and killed in Morvant on Monday.

Phillip, of La Canoa Road in Santa Cruz was shot outside Building E, Paradise Heights by a lone gunman while on the staircase near apartment 2-1 around 10:30am.

He was taken to the Mt. Hope Hospital by police where he was declared dead.

Phillip was reportedly one of the suspects who chased and stabbed to death fellow Santa Cruz resident 20-year-old Jaden Alexander at La Canoa Road on Sunday 5th March 2023.