When Loop News visited staff from the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) were busy at work fixing a main, shops were open and vendors were plying their trade.
Loop spoke with one entrepreneur who opted for anonymity.
He said, "Nobody ain't talking." Though he himself was asking questions, he was getting no responses. He said that one customer said that he heard the shots last night, Friday, May 10, 2019, and he refused to go down in the bottom to check and see.
Police detectives were at the scene scouring the area for any evidence or leads into the wee hours of this morning, Saturday, May 11, 2019.
Concerned, the vendor said that he feels people aren't talking out of fear.
"Mistress, I can't tell you if to go down in there or not. We don't know if it safe or not.
"I gine tell you. Listen, we ain't safe nowhere at all. Even at home at you they coming for you. We not safe at all."
Police named the deceased whose lifeless body was seen on the ground after gunshots rang out around 8:30 pm, last night, as Katani Callender. He was 29 years old and from Deacons Farm, St. Michael.
Barbados has now recorded close to 30 unnatural deaths for the first five months of the year. This is the second shooting death for May 2019.
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