Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Gunmen open fire on auto repair shop

Penal police are investigating a report in which gunmen opened fire at an auto repair shop in Penal.

According to reports, the incident took place on Tuesday morning at a business located along Latchoo’s Road, Penal.

Police said that around 7.20 am the owner of the business place was made aware that shots had been fired at his building.

Upon arriving, he saw bullet holes to the wall, and what appeared to be bullet holes to three cars which were parked inside the compound undergoing repairs.

The police were immediately notified and crime scene officers visited the scene and confirmed that spent shells, and even live rounds, were found at the scene.

The value of the damages is still to be assessed.

Police said several people were interviewed; Cpl Jaglal is continuing inquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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