Thursday 21 February, 2019

Two shot, one fatally in the vicinity of Caymanas Country Club Estates

Two persons were shot during an incident in the vicinity of the Caymanas Country Club Estates a few hours ago.

One person, a female believed to be a passenger in the car in which they were travelling, was killed. 

The perpetrators escaped in a car but reportedly crashed a few kilometres away as they made an attempt to make good their escape. 

Police reports indicate that this was not a random incident. The targets of the incident were reportedly trailed by the attackers from the corporate area. They were trailed to the nearby river then way laid at the 4-way intersection near to the RBWC compound.

The victims’ vehicle was shot up mainly on the driver's side when they passed returning from the river. 

The driver and his female companion were shot. The female reportedly succumbed to her wounds and driver was hospitalized.

The getaway vehicle with the perpetrators reportedly headed towards the dead end road where ICC, the cement company, is located, and crashed.

Police believe that the perpetrators and the victims are strangers to the area.

The crime and crash scenes are now being processed. 

Several residents of the community were inconvenienced by the incident and were not able to get home as the police processed the area. 

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