Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Man shot during early morning robbery

One man is nursing gunshot injuries following a robbery in Laventille Sunday morning.

The victim, whose identity is being withheld as he has to be questioned further, was in a taxi along the Eastern Main Road, Laventille, when around 1 am, upon nearing Erica Street, Laventille, other occupants of the vehicle announced a robbery.

There was a confrontation during the incident and a firearm went off, hitting the victim in his back and abdomen.

The assailants then fled the scene.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the wounded man was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital.

Up to 8 am he was said to be in a stable condition.


Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free:

Download the Loop News Caribbean app on Google Play Store: http://bit.ly/GetALoop

Download the Loop News Caribbean app on the App Store:  http://bit.ly/GetiLoop