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UPDATE: Police identify man shot last night


UPDATE: Police identify man shot last night

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Police have indicated an inaccuracy in their earlier press release. It stated that a man had died in the shooting incident at Silver Hill, Christ Church, last night.

The man, identified as Andrew Prescod, 34, of Welches, Oistins, Christ Church, was shot in the incident but is still alive.

During this incident − which occurred around 11:35 p.m. at Silver Hill, Christ Church − two females, ages 21 and 29, received gunshot injuries, whilst a motor vehicle was damaged.

Preliminary investigations revealed that Prescod, and the two females, along with other persons, were in the area liming, when suddenly several gunshots were heard coming from the opposite side of the road. As a result, Prescod received a gunshot to the head, whilst the 21-year-old female was shot in her right knee, and the 29-year-old female was grazed on her chin, by a bullet.

Prescod and the 21-year-old female were taken to the QEH by ambulance for medical attention.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone who can provide any information to assist the investigation is being asked to contact the Oistins Police Station, at 418-2612, or 418-2658. Police Emergency number 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477), or the nearest police station. (PR)