La Romaine labourer shot during altercation

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La Romaine labourer shot during altercation

A La Romaine labourer was shot during an altercation outside his home this morning.

Shortly after 1 am, the victim’s grandmother said she saw him in an altercation with a man unknown to her. She said the man pulled out a gun and shot her grandson before running off.

The woma’s 30-year-old grandson was then taken to the San Fernando General hospital by a friend.

Police said the victim was shot in the upper arm and his shoulder was also broken.

Crime scene investigators recovered two spent nine-millimetre shells, one nine-millimetre bullet, and one live nine-millimetre round.