Shooting at Caura – 9-year-old girl injured, man dead

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Shooting at Caura – 9-year-old girl injured, man dead

Officers of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are conducting enquiries into the shooting death of a 41-year-old man in Caura on Sunday night.

A 9-year-old girl was also wounded in the incident.

Police report that the victim, Carlton Elias, had just returned to his Tumbasound Road home with relatives around 11:30 PM when he was confronted by two gunmen in camouflage clothing.

The suspects opened fire, hitting Elias several times.

The girl, who was standing nearby, was hit in her left forearm.

Elias died at the scene while the wounded girl was taken to hospital where she remains warded.

Investigators found a shotgun cartridge and a cutlass at the scene.