Saturday 18 January, 2020

One killed, one hospitalised after Malabar shooting

One man is dead while another was warded in a critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex following a shooting incident in Malabar on Monday.

The deceased has been identified as Marcus Canton while the injured party has been identified as David Waldropt.

From initial reports, the incident took place at about 6 pm along Trainline Road, Malabar.

Residents of the area heard loud explosions and upon investigating, they found two men bleeding from multiple injuries about their bodies.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured men were rushed to the Arima District Health Facility.

Canton was pronounced dead on arrival.

Waldropt was treated and then transferred to the Mt Hope Hospital.

This is the second murder in the Malabar community over a two day period.

Christopher Solomon, 24, of Morvant, was fatally shot on Sunday morning along Mahogany Drive, Malabar, at about 1am on Sunday. He succumbed to his injuries some 12 hours later.

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