Thursday 27 June, 2019

Two women shot in St Augustine

Two women are nursing gunshot injuries following a shooting in St Augustine Saturday night.

The victims have been identified as Susan Ramkissoon, 43, and Rachel Mohammed, 30.

According to police reports, around 11.20 pm on Saturday, they were both standing along Dookiesingh Street, St Augustine, when they were approached by a masked man.

The man pulled out a firearm and without any warning shot at the two women.

The man then ran towards a white wagon which was waiting further down the roadway, which then sped off.

In the aftermath, Ramkissoon was found nursing gunshot wounds to her buttocks.

Mohammed, however, was found in a more serious condition, nursing gunshot injuries to her stomach and leg.

They were both rushed to the Eric Williams Medical Complex in Mt Hope where they were treated.

Up to midday today, they were both said to be warded.

Mohammed was listed in a critical condition, while Ramkissoon was said to be in a serious condition.

The scene of the shooting was visited by a team of officers from the St Joseph Police Station and Northern Division.

Four spent shells were found on the scene.

Police currently have no motive for the incident.

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