Regional Police have released the identity of the man who was shot dead in Kitchener Thursday around 7:00pm.

“The victim has been identified as Adam Tyler Jones, 25-years-of-age, of the City of Kitchener,” said Police Spokesperson Olaf Heinzel.

Brown died as the result of a single gunshot wound after he was shot in a parking lot on Belmont between Glasgow and Gage in Kitchener.

Heinzel says an unknown male suspect fled in a vehicle, and the investigation continues.

“We will continue to have investigators knocking on doors, canvassing for information and any witnesses.”

Those who may be able to provide police with additional information are asked to call the Homicide Branch at 519 650 8500 ext. 8655 or Crime Stoppers 1 800 222 8477.