A man was fatally shot as he sat in his car at a gas station at the intersection of Mannings Hill Road and Border Avenue Monday night.

The deceased has been identified as 34-year-old John Lee of a Hollywood Drive address in Havendale.

The St Andrew North police say Lee had a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at hospital.

The incident occurred shortly after 10 o’clock.

Business operators reported hearing two explosions in quick succession.

Nationwide News understands that an armed gunman approached Lee’s car from a vehicle parked on Border Avenue.

He reportedly fired at Lee then escaped in the waiting car.

The police say they are continuing with their investigations as they seek to establish a motive for the killing.