Saturday 28 November, 2020

Man, woman killed in Claxton Bay

Updated at 10.45am, February 6, 2020:

The man who was shot dead this morning in Claxton Bay has been identified as 19-year-old Kadeem Elijah.

Elijah was found dead this morning at the home of 33-year-old Cindy Joseph along Hilltop Drive, Springvale, Claxton Bay.

The incident also resulted in 11-year-old Emmanuel Joseph suffering a gunshot wound to his right leg.

Police said that at about 1.15am today residents of the area heard several loud explosions.

Upon investigating they found all three victims in the bedroom of the home.

Police have no official motive for the killing, however, it was suspected that Elijah AKA Hammers, was the target, as he was known to police for firearm related offences.


Original Story:

Police are on the scene of a homicide which was reported this morning in Claxton Bay. 

From initial information, an unidentified man and a 33-year-old woman were killed. 

The woman has since been identified as Cindy Joseph. 

Her 11-year-old son, Emanuel, was shot in his leg during this incident and is currently warded at the San Fernando General Hospital. 

The incident took place at about 1am at Springvale, Claxton Bay. 

More on this as it becomes available. 

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