3 men gunned down in Matura shooting; one injured

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3 men gunned down in Matura shooting; one injured

A shooting in Matura on Sunday morning has resulted in the death of three men and the wounding of another.

The attack took place at around 1.15 am.

The victims, Andre Maloney, 20, Malcolm Richardson, 21 and Sherwin McFarlane, 17, were at a house on Mendoza Street when four gunmen opened fire hitting them.

Residents reported the gunshots and Matura Police responded.

Rick Sookdeo, 30, was also shot in the attack.

Officers from the Eastern Division Task Force and Matura took Sookdeo to the hospital where he was treated for two gunshot wounds to his chest.

The District Medical Officer was called and declared Maloney, Richardson and McFarlane dead.

Police are continuing with their investigations.