Monday 30 November, 2020

Colombian national shot in attempted robbery

A Colombian national is warded in a critical condition following a shooting on Sunday morning.

The victim was reportedly wounded in a robbery gone wrong.

One of the wounds was to the head, police said.

The incident happened around 1.30 am in Carlsen Field.

Police said the victim had taken a ‘taxi’ to go home.

However, the driver instead took the victim to a lonely area in Carlsen Field where he robbed the victim, and a woman he was travelling with.

During the robbery, the victim allegedly resisted, and was shot multiple times.

The Colombian national and the woman were kicked out of the car and the driver escaped.

An alarm was raised and the injured man was rushed to the Chaguanas District Health Facility for treatment.

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