Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Teenager in critical condition after Port of Spain shooting

An 18-year-old Point Fortin teenager who travelled to Port of Spain to meet a female friend was shot multiple times on Monday afternoon along Duncan Street.

Jerron De Verteuil was warded in a critical condition up to Tuesday morning at the Port of Spain General Hospital.

According to police sources, he was shot just before 3.00 pm on Monday while leaving his friend’s home along Upper Duncan Street.

An off-duty police officer who was in the area at the time responded and rushed the injured man to hospital.

A team of officers led by ASP Ramesar visited the scene.

More on this as it becomes available.

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