Thursday 20 February, 2020

Princes Town teen critical after stabbing

A 19-year-old man is warded in a critical condition after he was stabbed multiple times to his back.

The victim has been identified as Shivan Rampersad of Glenroy Settlement, Princes Town.

He suffered severe injuries to his back, with one of the stab wounds piercing his lungs.

Police have little information on this incident as the victim was unable to be interviewed.

However, they were told that around 4 pm on Wednesday, Rampersad’s neighbour heard loud screams.

Upon investigating she found him lying face down on the living room floor with wounds to his back.

She raised an alarm and the victim was conveyed to the Princes Town Health Facility, where he was attended to by Dr. Abdool.

He was later transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital where he underwent medical treatment and is in a critical condition.

Sgt Richardson is continuing inquiries.

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