Sunday 8 December, 2019

PH driver shot and killed in Diego Martin

One man is dead while two others are injured following a shooting in Diego Martin on Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as 35-year-old Dion Winston of Santa Cruz.

Winston, police were told, was a PH driver.

Police were told that just before 11.00 pm on Tuesday, Winston was in a Gold Nissan Almera with two other occupants driving along Factory Road, Diego Martin, when upon reaching the vicinity of Almond Trace, two gunmen approached the car and opened fire.

Winston was hit several times about the body, while a 22-year-old man was shot to his right leg. The third occupant of the car, police said, suffered minor injuries from the broken glass.

The occupants of the car sped away from the scene and rushed to the St James Medical Complex where they were treated.

However, Winston succumbed to his wounds.

A post mortem is carded to take place today at the Forensic Science Center in St James.

More on this as it becomes available.  

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