Sunday 26 January, 2020

Tunapuna man killed in drive-by shooting

A 22-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident in Tunapuna on Thursday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Zukiel Christopher of Maingot Road, Tunapuna.

Police officers were told that around 6:00 pm on Wednesday, Christopher was with a 19-year-old friend were both passengers in a vehicle which was standing still along Balthazar Street, Tunapuna, when they were approached by a white vehicle.

One of the men in the car pulled out a firearm and shot at the two friends.

The assailants then fled the scene.

The police and paramedics were notified and the two injured men were rushed to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

However, Christopher succumbed to his injuries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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