Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Father of two shot to death in Siparia

A 28-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident in Siparia on Saturday night.

The deceased has been identified as Swage Kirby AKA “Bago” of Hernandez Trace, Coora Branch Road, Siparia.

According to police reports, Kirby was walking along the roadway around 9:00 pm when he was approached by a masked man.

Kirby attempted to flee the scene, however, he was pursued by the assailant, who opened fire on him.

The 28-year-old was hit at least five times.

The father of two was found slumped on the ground of a shed at a neighbour’s home.

The police and paramedics were notified, however, the injured man succumbed to his injuries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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