Amputee in police custody after allegedly killing a Sangre Grande mechanic

An amputee is in police custody after allegedly killing a Sangre Grande mechanic.

CNC3 news understands that Shammie Phillip was shot in the head by a man with one leg. 

Councilor for Vega De Oropouche, Anil Juteram told us that Phillip was at Mahabir Transport Limited this morning, on Ramdass Street in Sangre Grande while workers were being paid by the owner.

 He said the amputee is known to them and the owner would usually give him one hundred dollars each week. 

On this occasion when he asked for the money he was told to wait. The councillor said the suspect became aggravated, announced that he was frustrated, took out a gun and shot Phillip.

 Phillip died at the scene. 

He was said to be in his late 50's and lived at Rampersad trace in Vega De Oropouche. 

The suspect is said to live a short distance away and police apprehended him.

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