Saturday 21 July, 2018

Man injured in shooting at Couva BBQ place

One man is warded at the San Fernando General Hospital following a shooting in Couva on Wednesday night.

According to police reports, around 8:30 pm yesterday, the victim was at a popular BBQ establishment along the Southern Main Road, Couva, when he was approached by two men.

The victim reportedly recognised a threat from the men, who were said to be carrying objects resembling firearms, and attempted to flee the scene.

Several loud explosions were heard and the victim told police he felt a burning sensation in his left foot and realised he had been shot.

The two assailants escaped.

He raised an alarm and was rushed to the Couva District Hospital where he was treated and stabilised, before being transferred.

Up to 9 am this morning he was said to still be warded and was in a stable condition.