• Today
    June 19

  • 05:38 AM

UPDATE: Woman shot and killed, daughter injured


Added 10 July 2018


Police have cordoned off the area where a shooting occurred earlier tonight. (Picture by Sandy Pitt)

A 38-year-old woman was shot and killed tonight and her teenaged daughter is being treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH).

The names have not been released .

Police received report of the shooting, which occurred at Civilian Road, Bush Hall, St Michael, around 8:30 p.m.

The woman received several gunshots to the body and died at the scene.  Her 17-year-old daughter was taken to the QEH by ambulance.

The area was cordoned off as investigations were being carried out.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have any information about this incident to contact Police emergency at 211 or District “A” station 4307242 or the nearest Police Station. (PR/SAT)


Dos and Donts

Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus


Are you complying with the water prohibition measures announced by the Barbados Water Authority?