Thursday 22 August, 2019

Man shot dead in Enterprise

Police are investigating the murder of a 35-year-old man who was shot dead in Enterprise on Wednesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Avinesh Boodoo.

According to police reports, at about 11:40 pm Wednesday night, Boodoo was in the company of a female companion along Bynoe Trace, Enterprise, when they were confronted by an armed man.

Several loud explosions were heard and the assailant fled the scene on foot.

Both Boodoo and his friend were shot multiple times.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the two were rushed for medical treatment.

Unfortunately, the 35-year-old man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on arrival.

Up to 6:00 am Thursday, his female companion was said to be in a stable condition at the medical institution.

Police said she did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

However, due to the sensitive nature of the investigations at this stage, she cannot be identified.

More on this as it becomes available.

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