Monday 18 March, 2019

Ambushed: Teen shot in leg as gunmen open fire in Laventille

An 18-year-old man is nursing gunshot injuries following a shooting incident in Laventille on Tuesday night.

The victim has been identified as Keron Dixon of Mentor Alley, Laventille.

According to police reports, around 11:50 pm Dixon was liming with a group of friends near his home when they were approached by another group.

The men pulled out firearms and shot at the friends who all fled for safety.

Dixon was shot in the left leg while escaping.

He was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital where he was treated.

More on this as it becomes available.

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