Monday 9 December, 2019

Three shot in Carenage

Police are responding to a report of a shooting incident in Carenage.

From initial reports, around 9.30 am there was a confrontation between two groups along Scorpion Alley, Carenage, during which one man was severely beaten.

Following the confrontation, one of the parties left the scene and minutes later, a vehicle drove by and gunshots were heard.

Three people were reportedly shot.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured men were rushed for medical treatment.

One person, Loop News was told, suffered what was described as a “life threatening wound" to his head.

However, up to 10.30am he was said to still be alive.

Shortly after, police received a report that a car was on fire in Mt Pleasant – a community right next to Scorpion Alley.

Fire officers were notified, and are said to be responding.

The vehicle is suspected to be the car used in the drive by shooting, but this has yet to be confirmed.

Officers of the Western Division are currently responding to these reports.

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