‘Mountain’ dies in Tunapuna shooting

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‘Mountain’ dies in Tunapuna shooting

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Tunapuna on Sunday night.

The deceased was identified as Ancil Robert Maxwell aka Mountain of Upper Fairley Street, Tunapuna.

Around 9:30 pm, Maxwell was reportedly standing along Upper Fairley Street when he was confronted by two men armed with guns.

The suspects then shot Maxwell several times before fleeing the scene.

Residents who heard the gunshots investigated and found Maxwell lying in a pool of blood.

The police and emergency health services were notified, however, by the time they arrived at the scene Maxwell had succumbed to his injuries.

Crime scene investigators also visited the scene and recovered seven spent shells.