The St. Elizabeth police are probing the shooting death of a goat farmer and butcher in Spring Park in the parish.
The deceased has been identified as 60 year old Clement Foster.
It is reported that about 12:30 Monday afternoon, Mr. Foster was driving his vehicle when he was pounced on by gunmen who opened fire hitting him several times.
He was pronounced dead at hospital.
A motive has not been established for the killing.
Residents say several of Mr. Foster's goats were stolen on the weekend.