Barbados recorded homicide number 30 for the year in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Emelion Peter of Mediville Heights, Prior Park, St. James was shot dead at Well Gap, Cave Hill, St. Michael about 12 30 am.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
This is the third shooting death in four days, taking Barbados past the total number of homicides for all of last year at just the mid-way point of 2019.
There were 28 homicides in Barbados last year.