Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Bullets before bodies burn


POLICE are on the scene of the country's latest atrocity – a schoolboy and an adult shot and possibly burnt alive along Pelican Extension, Morvant.

Officers were called to the scene at around 3p.m. to find the gutted shell a car, a gold coloured Almera.

Initial reports are that the car was being opeated as a "PH" taxi and the driver had the schoolboy as a front seat passenger.

The car was travelling along the road when two men opened fire on the vehicle.

When the car stopped, the men walked up to the vehicle and began shooting again. The car burst into flames and the killers ran.

Police said that the driver, Devon Hernandez, was the possible target. He his remains were found in the driver's seat. The schoolboy appeared to have tried escaping the vehicle. Gory photographs from the scene show his burnt body hanging from the vehicle.

There have been multiple murders at Pelican Extension over the years, with the most recent being in December 2017, when two men were shot dead along a track in the area.