Sunday 23 February, 2020

Port of Spain man shot at wake

A 26-year-old man is warded in a serious condition at hospital after he was shot during a wake.

The victim, police said, is from St Paul Street, Port of Spain.

He was shot during the wake of his friend Shaquille  “Tacky” Holder.

According to police reports, around 7.15 pm on Sunday, four men walked into the gathering and opened fire.

The victim was hit several times about the body.

The men then fled the scene on foot.

The police and paramedics were notified, and the victim was rushed for medical treatment.

Up to 10.00 am Monday he was said to be warded in a serious condition at the Port of Spain General Hospital.

No other injuries were reported.

More on this as it becomes available.

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