Sunday 21 July, 2019

Man injured in South Oropouche shooting

A shooting incident in South Oropouche yesterday has left one man nursing gunshot injuries.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Vijay Ramcharan.

According to police reports, around 2.10 am Sunday, police received a report of a shooting at Tee Too Hill, South Oropouche.

A team of officers led by Sgt Boodlal and Cpl Ramlal visited the scene.

Police were told that relatives were awoken by gunshot injuries and upon rushing upstairs; they saw a man jumping from the upstairs porch area to the ground.

The rooms were ransacked, and Ramcharan was found bleeding from a gunshot wound to his buttocks.

He was rushed to the San Fernando General Hospital, where he was treated.

He is currently listed in a stable condition.

More on this as it becomes available. 

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