Barbados police investigate two separate shootings

By Rumi Samuel Published on March 11, 2022
Barbados police investigate two separate shootings

Police are investigating two shooting incidents in St Michael.

Officers are at 7th Avenue New Orleans, the scene of the shooting death of a 56-year-old man; while others have cordoned off an area between Waterhall Land and Hill Road, where another man was injured.

Regarding the shooting death, police said a call was received today around 9:30 a.m. The man reportedly received injuries to the chest and back and was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by private transport. He was later pronounced dead by a doctor while receiving treatment.

In the other incident, in a “location between Waterhall Land and Hill Road”, police officers responded to a report of a shooting that occurred around 10 a.m.

Police said a motorcyclist, along with a pillion passenger, reportedly rode through the area and discharged many gunshots, injuring a 23-year-old man before riding away.

The victim was transported to the QEH by ambulance for medical treatment. The scene has been cordoned off as investigations are ongoing.

Rumi Samuel

Rumi Samuel

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