St Augustine woman dies in hospital after Saturday shooting incident

A 30-year-old woman has succumbed to gunshot injuries she sustained during an attack on Saturday.

According to police reports, Rachel Mohammed died at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex on Sunday morning, hours after she was admitted in a critical condition.

Around 11:30 pm on Saturday, Mohammed of Benny Lane, St Augustine, was in the company of another woman when they were accosted by a gunman while liming along Dookiesingh Street.

The assailant fired several shots in the direction of the women before fleeing in a waiting motor vehicle.

Both women were taken to hospital by relatives.

Ramkissoon was treated for gunshot injuries to her buttocks while Mohammed sustained gunshot wounds to her abdomen and leg.

An investigation into the shooting is ongoing.


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