Monday 1 June, 2020

Man with firearm shot by police at Chaguanas mall

A man who police suspect came to rob a store in Chaguanas was shot, after a confrontation with police.

From initial information, the suspect is said to be a 19-year-old from Laventille.

Police were told that at about 10:00 am Friday, the man entered a photo studio in the upper floors of the Jel Mall in Chaguanas.

He was brandishing a firearm.

Persons who saw what was going on ran to the roadway and notified the police.

The officers came to the store and confronted the 19-year-old, during which the teenager was shot.

The injured man was rushed to the Chaguanas District Hospital where he was treated.

He is currently listed in a stable condition.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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