Thursday 23 January, 2020

21-yr-old man shot and killed in Charlieville

A 21-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident on Sunday afternoon in Charlieville.

The deceased has been identified as Joshua Plaza of Orlando Drive, Caroni Savannah Road.

According to police reports, Plaza was last seen alive in his driveway standing next to one of the vehicles he owned.

At about 3:25 pm on Sunday, several loud explosions were heard, and a vehicle was observed speeding away.

Relatives at the home at the time of the incident rushed outside and found Plaza bleeding from multiple gunshot injuries about the body.

The police and emergency health services were notified, but unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries.

An autopsy was scheduled to take place on Monday at the Forensic Science Center in St James.

The deceased, police said, was known to them and even reportedly had links to slain businessman Sheron Sukhdeo.

More on this as it becomes available.

 

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