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UPDATE: Shooting in St Andrew


UPDATE: Shooting in St Andrew

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A 25-year-old man was shot four times last night at Walkers, St Andrew, and police have launched an investigation.

When police arrived, Deshawn Ricardo Clarke, 25 years, of Chimborazo, St Joseph, was found on the ground. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance for medical attention.

Clarke and an unnamed man were in the area, which is near St Andrew’s Parish Church, when an unknown man opened fire on them around 10:30 p.m. He was hit four times and the other man ran off.

It is not known at this time if the second man sustained injuries.

Officers cordoned off the area this morning as investigations continued.

Anyone who can provide any information that can assist with the investigation is asked to contact The Northern Division Criminal Investigation Department at 1 (246) 419-1737, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers at 1-800 (TIPS) 8477 or any police station.

Information can also be sent to the Royal Barbados Police Force via Facbeook and will be treated as confidential. (PR/SAT)