Sunday 5 April, 2020

Man fatally shot in Arouca

A 33-year-old man was gunned down in Arouca on Monday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Kadeem Roberts, of Arima Old Road, Arouca.

According to police reports, around 2.30 pm he was standing along Emerald Circular, Bon Air Gardens, Arouca, when he was approached by a man.

The two had an exchange of words, following which the man pulled out a firearm and shot Roberts in the stomach.

The suspect then fled the scene.

An alarm was raised and the injured man was rushed to the Arima District Hospital.

However, Roberts died while undergoing treatment.

A post mortem is expected to be performed today at the Forensic Science Center in Federation Park.

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