Friday 4 December, 2020

Man gunned down in San Fernando

Police said a 31-year-old man was shot dead in San Fernando yesterday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Akeem Newton, a construction worker of Picton Settlement, Diamond Village.

Loop News was told that around 4.30 pm yesterday, Newton was liming with a group of friends at an unfinished apartment building in his village when the group was approached by a man wearing a mask.

The man confronted Newton before pulling out a firearm.

Police were told that the weapon was discharged twice and Newton was hit both times.

The suspect then fled the scene, while the other persons in the area notified the police and paramedics.

Newton, however, did not survive.

Police have no motive for this killing.

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