Sunday 22 September, 2019

Man shot during robbery in Woodbrook

A 31-year-old man is nursing gunshot injuries sustained during a robbery in Woodbrook on Saturday morning.

According to police reports, around 2:30 am on Saturday, the victim had just arrived at his vehicle, a blue Mitsubishi Lancer, which was parked along Rosalino Street, Woodbrook, when was approached by two gunmen.

The men pulled out a firearm and announced a hold up.

The victim became fearful for his life and dropped the keys to the vehicle on the ground.

The armed assailant then fired at the victim, resulting in him sustaining an injury to his left leg.

The assailants left the scene on foot, and the vehicle was not taken.

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

A team of officers from the Woodbrook CID, including Inspector Lopez, Sgt Danny, and PC Madeira, visited the scene.


 

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