Thursday 26 November, 2020

Man shot dead identified as athlete

Stallions Athletic Club sprinter Josiah Patrice was shot along Reform Connector Road, a short distance away from the Brian Lara Stadium on Thursday. (Photo: Facebook)

Stallions Athletic Club sprinter Josiah Patrice was shot along Reform Connector Road, a short distance away from the Brian Lara Stadium on Thursday. (Photo: Facebook)

Police have identified a 23-year-old man who was shot and killed in Tarouba on Thursday.

Stallions Athletic Club sprinter Josiah Patrice was shot along Reform Connector Road, a short distance away from the Brian Lara Stadium.

Police were told that around midday on Thursday, a man was driving by when he saw Patrice kneeling in the grass just off the street.

He stopped to render assistance, however, the man soon collapsed.

Upon further inspection, the victim appeared to have been shot multiple times. 

Investigations are continuing.

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