2 men wounded in shooting near Siparia bar

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2 men wounded in shooting near Siparia bar

Two men, ages 25 and 22-year-old were shot and wounded while outside a bar in Siparia on Sunday night.

The victims told police that they were walking along Coora Road, Siparia near Eddie’s Bar, when a lone gunman got out of a blue Nissan B-14 and fired several shots at them.

The suspect then jumped back into the car and escaped.

The 25-year-old man was shot in the leg, while the 22-year-old was shot in the chest.

A passerby took the men to the Siparia District Health Facility.

The victim who was shot in the leg was discharged and the one shot in the chest was transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital, where he was warded in stable condition.

Police said the assailant was known to the victims and a search is now underway for the man.