Police have confirmed the death of 20-year-old Jahcari Francis, who was fatally shot at an Upland Street, Devonshire residence around 10:45pm last night.

While extending sincere condolences to his family and friends, a police spokesman said: “A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to support the deceased’s family at this difficult time.

“While detectives believe this has the hallmarks of a gang related murder, they continue to pursue all lines of enquiry to determine the circumstances that led to this callous act,” he said.

“The investigation into this year’s second fatal shooting continues and Senior Investigating Officer Detective Sergeant Jason Smith urges that saw any suspicious activity in the Upland Street, Devonshire area Wednesday night to contact him on 247-1218, 717-0864 or e-mail jsmith@bps.bm.”