12-year-old boy injured in drive-by shooting

A 12-year-old schoolboy has been wounded by a stray bullet following a drive-by shooting in La Horquetta Saturday afternoon. 

According to reports, at around 3.20 pm, Michael Isidore was standing in a relative's yard at phase five in La Horquetta when residents heard several gunshots and a black car driving off.

The 12-year-old boy of Vega De Oropouche was grazed on the right side of his face and was taken to Arima Health Facility where he was treated and charged.

Investigators believe that Isadore was not the target of the shooting.

One man, 32 year-old Joel Austin reported that the suspects shot at him first but missed.

Shortly after the shooting, police officers, managed to intercept the vehicle and detained two suspects. 

A pistol and ammunition were also seized.

 

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