Friday 30 October, 2020

Arouca man shot dead

A confrontation in Arouca has left one man dead. 

The deceased has been identified as Akeem Mitchell. 

Mitchell, police said, was well known to them for several firearm related and shooting offences, and was the main suspect in a homicide. 

According to police reports, at about 7:25pm yesterday, residents of Windy Hill, Arouca, heard gunshots. 

Upon investigating, Mitchell, also known as ‘Monster’, was found dead in a bushy area 10 metres off the western side of the roadway. He had been shot several times to the torso. 

The body was viewed by a district medical officer and ordered removed from the scene. 

An autopsy has been ordered and is expected to take place today. 

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