Friday 24 January, 2020

Man in critical condition after Laventille shooting

A 21-year-old man is warded in a critical condition at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital following a shooting incident in Laventille on Monday night.

The victim, Jerill Grant, of St Barbs Laventille, was shot multiple times in his torso and leg.

Police said it was a miracle that he's alive.

According to reports, Grant was liming with a group of friends along Lower Laventille Road, when two men approached the group.

Witnesses said one man was armed with a shotgun while the other was armed with a pistol.

The two opened fire on the group, hitting Grant several times. The assailants then fled the scene.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was rushed for medical treatment.

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