The police are currently investigating a drive-by shooting involving a teenager who was shot dead in Wakefield, Trelawny yesterday night.

The victim has been identified as 17 year old Rajae Dean of a Bounty Hall address in the parish.

According to police reports, Dean was shot at approximately 9:30 pm – said eye witnesses who claim to have saw a Toyota Axio motor car fleeing the scene after shots rang out.

Residents then alerted the police who arrived on the scene momentarily to find the young man laying in a pool of his own blood.

He was then rushed to the Falmouth Public General Hospital where he was pronounced dead by doctors on call.

No clear motive for the shooting has been discovered by the police as yet, but their investigations continues.