No Students Injured During Valencia School Shooting Incident

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No Students Injured During Valencia School Shooting Incident

No students or staff were injured during a shooting incident at a primary school in the Valencia area.

A 30 year old man is nursing gunshot wounds.

The Victim and Witness Support Unit of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is currently partnering with local police as well as the school to provide psychosocial support to all affected in the incident.

Detectives are currently searching for a lone suspect who escaped from the scene through a nearby cemetery.

According to police reports, at 8.05 am on June 5th, a 30-year-old man dropped off his son at the school when he observed a man known to him running towards him on the roadway.

Detectives learned the parent retreated unto the compound of the school where he was pursued by an armed man who allegedly fired several shots in his direction.

He later felt a burning sensation to his right arm.

The suspect then escaped.

A report of Shooting with Intent was made to the Valencia Police Post who responded to the scene and police also conveyed the injured man to seek medical treatment.