Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Child grazed, man killed, another injured in Laventille shooting

Amid COVID-19 fears, the country has recorded another murder, this time in Laventille.

Reports say the incident occurred around 2.30 pm at Josam Hill, Snake Valley on Friday.

The suspects are said to be three gunmen who approached and shot at a group of people. One man died, another was wounded and a 5-year-old boy was grazed during the attack.

One of the assailants, a man from St Barbs, Laventille, sought medical attention after being shot by an accomplice. Police were contacted and they assured he was detained while hospitalised.

Meanwhile, the child and the other injured victim were also warded.

The two other gunmen escaped.

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