Thursday 20 February, 2020

Diego Martin shooting leaves one dead, three injured

Yet another shooting in Diego Martin has left one man dead and three injured. 

One man is dead, while three other persons are nursing injuries, following a shooting incident in Diego Martin on Sunday night.

The victims have been identified as 22-year-old Shaquille Nichols, 19-year-old Shaquille Farrell, 21, Shannelle Goodridge and 21-year-old Christian Gittens.

According to police reports, at about 7:15 pm Sunday, the group was liming in an area known as “the Rathole” along Quarry Street, Diego Martin, when they were approached by armed men.

The men opened fire on the group.

Nichols died on the scene, while Farrell – who is a son of a police sergeant – was shot in his left thigh.

Gittens and Goodridge reportedly suffered minor injuries.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the wounded persons were all rushed for medical treatment.

Investigators found a loaded pistol on the scene.

More on this as it becomes available.

In a separate incident, on Monday morning one man was killed and another injured during a shooting in Patna Village, Diego Martin.

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