Sunday 20 October, 2019

Man in police custody after shooting spree in Palo Seco

A 33-year-old Maraval man is still in police custody following a shooting incident earlier this week in Palo Seco.

The suspect is being questioned in relation to other shooting incidents in the division in recent times.

According to reports, at about 7:15 pm on Wednesday, the suspect allegedly went on a shooting spree in the area, with his targets appearing to be random.

The first victim, a 20-year-old man from Penal, was eating in his vehicle which was parked along Beach Road when he was shot in the stomach. The second and third victim, a 43-year-old man and a 31-year-old man from the area, were standing near the Tacoma Recreational Club when they were shot.

The 43-year-old man was shot in his right arm, while the younger man was shot in both legs.

A Nissan B15 was then seen speeding off.

The police were notified and a vehicle matching the description given was intercepted a short distance away.

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