Sunday 8 December, 2019

Bandit shot during attempted robbery

A would-be bandit was shot at an establishment along upper Frederick Street, Port of Spain on Saturday morning.

From initial reports, the incident involved a mini-mart owner who attempted to defend himself from an armed robbery at his businessplace.

During the incident, the bandit was allegedly shot.

However, a woman who was walking into the shop at the same time was also wounded.

Police said she had suffered an injury to her face.

She is currently warded in a serious condition at the Port of Spain General Hospital.

The bandit was held at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, when he went for treatment for the gunshot wound to his shoulder.

The suspect is said to be a 37-year-old man from Erica Street, Laventille.

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