Thursday 23 January, 2020

Girl shot in Port of Spain remains hospitalised in stable condition

The 11-year-old girl, who was shot in the chest on Monday in Port of Spain remains warded at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in a serious but stable condition.

Police said the victim, who cannot be identified because of her age, suffered injuries to some internal organs, but is expected to make a full recovery.

The victim, who is a standard four pupil of the Madressa Muslimeen Primary School was seated in the front passenger seat of a silver Nissan B14 motor vehicle which came under fire by an unknown assailant along Independence Square, Port of Spain on Monday afternoon.

The child was shot in the chest.

Two other people, including a 54-year-old man and his 15-year-old son, who were in the car at the time escaped injuries.

The 11-year-old was rushed for medical treatment and has since been stabilised.

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