Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man in custody after shooting at ex

One man is currently in police custody after he allegedly shot at his former common-law wife following an argument.

The woman was unharmed.

The suspect was arrested yesterday at his home in Penal by officers of the South Western Division.

The incident reportedly took place around 12:55 am on Saturday.

The victim was said to be standing along Latchoos Road, Penal, when she was approached by the suspect.

There was said to be a harsh exchange of words, following which, the Penal man pulled out a firearm which he had hidden in the waist of his pants.

He pointed the weapon at the woman and one loud explosion was heard.

The man then escaped on foot.

The police were immediately notified and the suspect was detained by officers.