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St Thomas man fatally shot

A St Thomas family has been left grief stricken following the shooting death of their loved one, Jamar Grazette.

Grazette, 26, who is known in the biking fraternity as Big Rock, was shot around 12.30 a.m. in Hope Road, Orange Hill, St James, just a short distance from his Arch Hall, St Thomas home.

When Barbados TODAY visited  the Grazette family a few hours ago, his grieving mother Judyann Grazette could hardly find the words to describe her pain.


She said the last time she saw her son was yesterday morning before she left home to take his brother to orientation at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic.

Family members described the deceased as a quiet individual who had a bubbly personality.

Police are continuing investigations.


12 Responses to St Thomas man fatally shot

  1. Lisa Yarde
    Lisa Yarde August 19, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Condolences to the Grazette & Harris family

  2. Alicia Sanderson
    Alicia Sanderson August 19, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    Barbados what happen to all yuh you all jealous of Trinidad and want to step up on killings or what? Stop it people Barbados is a nice place nip it in the bud NOW to much gun things STOP

  3. Diana Cummins
    Diana Cummins August 19, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Condolences to the families of the deceased. Minister know how to tax citizens left and right,yet none of them can come up with a solution to all the gun play going on. Oh I know,none of the deceased are family of the politicians ,magistrates or judges so why should their care . smh sad sad.

    • Diana Cummins
      Diana Cummins August 19, 2016 at 1:53 pm


    • Brien King
      Brien King August 19, 2016 at 5:32 pm

      Enough laws are in place here to deal with such matters, no need for more. It is up to the enforcement of the laws of Barbados to hunt down the ones who breaks the laws. They that live by the gun will die by the gun.

    • Cheryl Alleyne-Brooks
      Cheryl Alleyne-Brooks August 19, 2016 at 7:53 pm

      One day coming soon

    • Diana Cummins
      Diana Cummins August 19, 2016 at 8:51 pm

      Sand Rene agree,because all murders are not necessary associate to one being a gun slinger. I understand the latest victim was not a thug.

    • Brien King
      Brien King August 19, 2016 at 8:55 pm

      Sand Rene , the principle of the logic remains, those who have killed or practice killing will be killed in a similar manner. GOD’S statements always comes true.
      If the person was innocent of such and was killed, that is rough. But if they played a part in an unknown matter, then GOD’S statements will be fulfilled.

    • Diana Cummins
      Diana Cummins August 19, 2016 at 10:08 pm

      Brien King please tell me what God statement is.

  4. Omiana Miller Angela Miller
    Omiana Miller Angela Miller August 19, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    People come on man this is too much live with love .

  5. Wade Gibbons
    Wade Gibbons August 19, 2016 at 11:43 pm

    RIP Jamar, a very respectful lad from small. Sad to see him go this way.

  6. jrsmith August 20, 2016 at 4:11 am

    Where do you all think this behaviour from the people who uses guns comes from, this is how black people is being control to destroy they own societies , to keep the people scared thats why most shooting are senseless stupidity. Our real problem the politicians who claim to be the government is doing nothing to stop this madness, because it doesn’t effect them or they friends…

    Bajans must get they fingers out stop looking at the clouds there is nothing there, we must help our police a lot of you are deceited you know who is the big criminals, people should start using they cell phones to capture any criminal images they can ..

    Barbados is them and us don’t expect to get proper justice , nobody bothers about us. we must look after ourselves….

    Bajans should Remember that slogan ,no water no vote …


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