‘Papi’ killed in early morning shooting at Malabar bar; another man wounded

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‘Papi’ killed in early morning shooting at Malabar bar; another man wounded

A 22-year-old Arima man was killed in an early morning shooting at a bar in Malabar.

The incident has left another man nursing gunshot wounds.

Around 3:50am, police received a report of a shooting at Pro Bar on Malabar Extension Road.

Upon arrival, they found the body of Zion Butcher alias ‘Papi’ at the corner of La Croix and Malabar Extension Road.

A district medical officer also visited the scene and declared Butcher dead.

A 45-year-old man was also shot in the attack but was taken to hospital before police got to the scene.

The wounded man is said to be stable.

Thirteen spent 9 mm shell casings were found at the scene.

Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are continuing enquiries.