A drive-by shooting in the community of Bath Estate has resulted in death of local artist Ron Garth Jolly of Louisville.
Jolly, who was known the entertainment industry as Burn Brain Jolly succumbed to multiple gun shot wounds last evening–May 12, 2022.
While an official statement from the police has not yet been released, Dominica News Online (DNO) was reliably informed by police sources that on the aforementioned date, shortly after 10:00 p.m., Jolly and a group of friends were in the community of Bath Estate when a vehicle approached them and an occupant opened fire.
Jolly was rushed to the Dominica China Friend Hospital (DCFH) where he succumbed to his injuries and was officially pronounced dead.
Police have since launched an investigation into the homicide.
Jolly was among artists expected to perform at The Mall in Bellevue this evening.
This brings to seven the number of homicides that have been recorded for the year so far in Dominica.
DNO will continue to follow this story and report any new development as it becomes available.