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Monday 10 August, 2020

Two hospitalised after Arouca shooting

Two persons were hospitalized following a shooting in Arouca on Sunday evening.

The victims, aged 43 and 38, were said to be liming along the Arima Old Road, Arouca, when at about 6.00 pm a vehicle drove past.

Several loud explosions were heard and the vehicle was seen speeding away.

In the aftermath, the two victims were shot multiple times to their chests.

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

Their injuries were serious, police were told.

Up to 6.00 am Monday they were both warded at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

Police were told that shortly before the incident, the two injured men were seen arguing with a “well-known” individual from the area.

More on this as it becomes available.

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