Friday 24 May, 2019

Man shot dead while asleep, wife unharmed

A man was shot and killed while asleep at his home in Santa Cruz on Friday.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Atiba Mitchell.

According to reports, Mitchell was asleep at his La Canoa home with his 32-year-old wife around 11:15 pm when she heard gunshots.

She turned to her partner who informed her that he was shot and told her to call the ambulance.

The police and emergency health services were immediately notified and the man was rushed to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

He was pronounced dead on arrival. The 32-year-old woman was unharmed.

Police have no motive for the killing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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