Thursday 14 December, 2017

20-yr-old shooting victim dies at hospital

20-year-old Kaazim Burke has died of his injuries, after being brutally shot at close range by a masked man near his home. 

Burke succumbed to his injuries at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex on Wednesday.

He was shot on Tuesday night in the corridor of his Building 19, Maloney Gardens home by a masked man.

According to police reports, at about 9:30 pm on Tuesday, Burke was standing in the corridor of his home when he was approached by a masked man.

Several loud explosions were heard and the assailant was seen fleeing the scene.

Burke was found on the ground bleeding from multiple injuries about the body, including his face, chest and back.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the wounded man was rushed for medical treatment.

Cpl Stevenson is continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available