Monday 24 February, 2020

Woman injured in Nelson Street shooting discharged from hospital

The 18-year-old woman who was injured in Wednesday afternoon’s shooting incident in Port of Spain, which claimed the lives of 41-year-old Kayode “Toes” Donawa, and 29-year-old Aaron “Max” Broomes, has been discharged.

The victim, who resides in San Fernando, suffered a gunshot wound to her right arm.

She was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital that day, treated, and later discharged.

The incident took place around 2 pm along Queen Street, Port of Spain, near Nelson Street Buildings 39-41.

Two men exited a white Nissan Tiida, and opened fire on a group of people.

They returned to the vehicle and fled the scene.

In the aftermath, four persons were injured – three being shot.

The shot parties were all rushed for medical treatment however, Donawa and Broomes succumbed to their wounds.

Police suspect the incident was gang-related as the victims were known to have ‘criminal associates’.

A total of nine spent 7.62mm shell casings, and five live rounds of 9mm ammunition were found on the scene.

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