Friday 4 December, 2020

Man shot during robbery

One man is warded at the Port of Spain General Hospital following an attempted robbery in Diego Martin.  

The incident took place on Saturday afternoon off Covigne Street in Diego Martin. 

Police were told the victim was walking along O'Donahue Street when he was confronted by a masked assailant. 

The man pulled out a firearm and announced a hold-up. 

There was a confrontation and the victim was shot once in the stomach and once in the leg. 

The suspect fled the scene, while residents of the area, who heard the gunshots, responded. 

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was rushed for medical treatment. 

He is said to be warded in a stable condition up to this morning. 

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