BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred at New Road on last night.

Police received a report of a shooting incident at about 10:40 p.m. and responded. Preliminary investigations have revealed that 58-year-old Edward Ryan of Fiennes Avenue was sitting in his car in the area of Charles Halbert Street when two armed men approached him. They opened fire and he was shot several times about the body. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Technicians from the Forensic Department visited and processed the scene and took items of evidential value into Police custody.

Persons with information regarding this incident are urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit by dialing 467-1887/1888 or 662-3468. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.