Thursday 18 October, 2018

Fyzabad shooting leaves one injured

A 36-year-old man is nursing a gunshot injury following a shooting in Fyzabad on Tuesday.

According to police reports, the victim, Ralph Maingot, was walking along Easy Street, Fyzabad, around 5.30 pm on Tuesday when he observed a man known to him holding an object resembling a firearm.

Before Maingot had chance to adequately react, the assailant raised the object and four explosions were heard.

Fearful for his life, the 38-year-old man attempted to flee the scene.

However, he felt an intense burning sensation to his right thigh.

Despite this, Maingot continued to run for safety.

When he realised he had been shot, he immediately notified the police as well as emergency health services.

The wounded man was taken to the San Fernando General Hospital where he was treated for his injuries. 


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