Sunday 29 November, 2020

Santa Cruz man in critical condition after shooting

A 27-year-old Santa Cruz man is warded in a critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, following a shooting in San Juan on Monday night.

The victim was shot multiple times about the torso, police said.

According to police reports, at about 7.40 pm, he was seated in his vehicle which was parked along Jackson Street, San Juan, when he was approached by a man who was wearing a hoodie.

The man pulled out a firearm and shot the victim several times before fleeing on foot.

Residents who heard the explosions notified the police and paramedics and the injured man was taken to the medical complex in Mt Hope.

The incident was captured by CCTV cameras in the area and uploaded to social media sites.

San Juan police are continuing enquiries.

More on this as it becomes available.

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