Friday 21 September, 2018

Confrontation in Valencia leaves one dead, one injured

A 35-year-old man is dead following a shooting in Valencia Monday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Suresh Ramsingh.

According to police reports, he was shot dead by a man known to him.

Ramsingh was said to have been tending to crops in a field off Swan Quarry Road, Valencia, with a friend, when they were approached by another man.

There was said to be a confrontation between the two friends and this third individual, following which the assailant left the scene.

He then returned shortly thereafter with a firearm and shot at the two friends.

Ramsingh, police said, was shot multiple times to his head and chest.

His friend escaped unharmed.

The assailant then fled the scene on foot.

Ramsingh was rushed to the Sangre Grande District Hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators are searching for the gunman. 

 

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