1 dies, one injured in shooting

AN EAST Port of Spain man was killed on Wednesday afternoon, while a friend of his remained in stable condition at hospital following a shooting incident in east Port of Spain.

Police said the incident occurred around 3.30 p.m. when the two men, Justin Ottley, 23, of Siparia Hill in East Port of Spain and Kevin Clarke, 21, of Acono Road, Maracas Valley, St Joseph, were walking through Coronation Street when they were approached by a group of men, one of whom opened fire on the two.

Clarke was shot in the foot, while Ottley was shot several times about the body.

Passersby who noticed what happened called the police and they were taken to Port of Spain General Hospital by officers of the Port of Spain Divisional Task Force.

Ottley was pronounced dead on arrival. —GG

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