Police are currently at Harris Promenade, San Fernando, where an Arouca man was shot this morning. The incident took place in the vicinity of two schools.
Preliminary reports are that the victim, who has not been identified, was in San Fernando with his brother to purchase a car. They had $27,000 in cash with them and had arranged to meet with the seller on Harris Promenade.
Police said the two men were standing in an area near a secondary school and a primary school at around 10.30 am when two men approached them and opened fire. One of the brothers was shot in the mouth while the other was unhurt. The incident took place in full view of several people.
The assailants ran off without the money and the injured brother was taken to the nearby San Fernando General Hospital where he is receiving emergency treatment. His brother is at the San Fernando Police Station.
Investigations are continuing.
- Sascha Wilson