A man who police believe was trying to escape gunmen got entangled in barbed wire, hanging upside down, before he was shot dead.
Akil Sutherland, also known as Daddy Red, of La Puerta was killed instantly.
His body was found by residents slung across against a concrete wall.
The incident occurred at about 6 pm near Broome Street, La Puerta Road in Diego Martin.
Up to press time homicide officers were still on the scene.