Saturday 17 August, 2019

Man critical after Malabar shooting

One man is fighting for his life after he was shot in the head on Wednesday night.

The incident reportedly took place at about 10.15 pm along Ackbarali Trace Extension, Malabar.

Residents of the area heard loud explosions and upon investigating, they found a man of African descent lying in a pool of blood along the roadway.

He appeared to have gunshot wounds to his head.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the injured man was rushed to the Arima District Health Facility where he was treated and stabilized before he was transferred to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope.

Up to 6:00 am Thursday the victim was yet to be identified.

His condition was said to be critical.

Investigations are continuing. 

More on this as it becomes available.

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