Tuesday 18 June, 2019

19-yr-old shot and killed in Carenage

One man is dead following a shooting incident in Carenage on Wednesday night.

The deceased has been identified as 19-year-old Shaquille John.

According to police reports, John was liming with a group of friends in the vicinity of Haig Street, Carenage, when they were approached by armed assailants.

The men shot into the group, hitting John and a 27-year-old man.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the wounded men were rushed to the St James district hospital.

However, John was pronounced dead on arrival.

The 27-year-old, police said, was shot in the right leg, and was treated.

He is said to be warded in a serious condition.

More on this as it becomes available.

 

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