Sunday 23 February, 2020

Man shot and killed by armed thugs in East Kingston, house set ablaze

The 34-year-old man, who was in hospital battling for his life after he was attacked and shot several times by gunmen in East Kingston over the weekend has died.

Reports reaching Loop News are that the man identified as Owen ‘Riverside’ Craig succumbed to his injuries late Monday evening.

Reports are that about 3:45 a.m., on Saturday the victim was at his house located in the Nine Mile area of the community when a group of men came to the area and began to set the dwelling ablaze.

Police sources report that the man attempted to escape from the house and was shot multiple times.

The armed thugs then left the location.

The injured man was taken to hospital where he died  after battling for his life for several hours.

Elletson Road police are investigating.

 

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