By Michelle Sutherland, Staff Reporter
A Hattieville resident was fatally shot by an unknown gunman on Saturday night, while he was sitting on his varanda.
Police say that at around 8:55 p.m., 35 year-old Michael Usher was sitting outside his house on a bucket, at a Foster Drive address when a gunman approached him and fired three shots at him.
Usher was hit in the back of his head and in the left side of his waist. He was transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Rural Eastern Division Crime personnel say when they arrived at the scene, they observed Usher lying face up, motionless on the ground.
Police say their investigation into the murder is ongoing.