Thursday 20 September, 2018

Pregnant woman dead from gun attack in Portland; others injured

A pregnant woman is dead as a result of a vicious incident in which five persons were shot by gunmen in Portland early on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Kimberley Baugh, 24, a resident of Orange Bay in the parish.

Reports are that approximately 2:45 a.m., a group of persons was at a premises in Orange Bay cleaning up after a party at the location, when two men with guns went to the premises and opened fire indiscriminately at the group of persons, hitting some of their targets.

Those injured were taken to hospital, where Baugh was pronounced dead.

The other victims have been admitted in hospital

The police said they have apprehended a suspect - a relative of the victims of the shooting - in connection with the attack.

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