Sunday 15 September, 2019

18-yr-old shot in Tobago

A shooting incident in Tobago is currently engaging the attention of police investigators.

The victim is said to be Makael Melville, 18, from Mt Thomas, Tobago.

According to police reports, the 18-year-old was walking along the roadway around 2:00 am on Friday morning when he saw a man sitting in a vehicle with what appeared to be a firearm in his hand.

On seeing the teenager, the man pointed the weapon at Melville and fired several shots.

The teenager felt a burning sensation to his right foot and raised an alarm.

The vehicle with the gunman then drove away.

The police and emergency health services were notified and officers of the Moriah Police Station visited the scene.

The wounded teen was rushed to the Scarborough General hospital where he was medically examined and warded at the surgical ward of the said hospital.

W/Sgt Prince is continuing enquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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