Thursday 24 September, 2020

Man shot in Sangre Grande

A 31-year-old man was shot on Tuesday night in Sangre Grande.

The incident allegedly took place along Upper Coronation Road.

Residents of the area told police that at about 7.10pm they heard a loud explosion. Upon investigating they observed a man in dark clothing fleeing the scene.

The victim was found nearby bleeding from a gunshot wound to the left knee.

A team of officers from the Sangre Grande police station responded. Police were told that the gun went off when the victim attempted to resist a man who was robbing him.

The victim is currently warded at the Sangre Grande District Hospital.

More on this as it becomes available.   

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