Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Woman shot while sitting in verandah

A 26-year-old woman is nursing a gunshot injury after she was shot in her arm in the gallery of her Nelson Street, Port of Spain, apartment.

According to police reports, the woman was seated in the gallery of her apartment at about 8:00 Wednesday when she heard several loud explosions coming from the direction of Calvary Hill, Laventille. 

The young woman then felt a burning sensation to her right arm and she threw herself to the floor.

When the explosions ceased, the woman realised she had been shot.

The wounded woman raised an alarm and she was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital.

Thankfully, her injury was not said to be life-threatening and she was treated and discharged.

More on this as it becomes available


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