Thursday, February 22, 2018

Penal mom shot dead, daughter wounded

People gathered at the scene of the killing in Penal on Tuesday. Photo: DEXTER PHILIP

A PENAL woman was shot dead and her daughter wounded by gunfire this morning.

The deceased was identified as Monica Gumbs, of Fazal Avenue, Penal Rock Road.

Her daughter, Dana Gumbs, was taken to hospital.

The attack occurred at their home at around 11 a.m.

Officers of the Penal CID and Homicide Region III are currently at the scene.

Monica Gumbs is the sixth woman killed for the year, and 70th murder victim according to an Express tally.