Friday 23 August, 2019

Man narrowly escapes death as gunmen open fire on him

A 30-year-old man narrowly escaped death, when he came under fire by two gunmen,

The victim told police that around 8.30am on Monday, he was standing in the yard of a house in Couva North Gardens, Couva, when he saw two men walking along the roadway.

The men appeared to be armed with firearms.

When he saw the gunmen raise their hands, the 30-year-old did not hesitate and immediately fled the scene.

He heard several explosions but the 30-year-old jumped a wall and ran a short distance away.

He saw the assailants jump into a white Nissan Tiida, and escape.

The police were notified and several spent shells were found and seized.

PC Dixon is continuing inquiries.

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