Friday, December 15, 2017

2 men gunned down


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TWO men were gunned down at close range yesterday after gambling at a Housing Development Corporation building scheme in San Fernando.

A third unidentified man was also shot, but ran away from the scene.

The shooting deaths of Troy Hernandez, also known as "Yankee", and Antonio Mootoo have brought the murder toll to 371, according to an Express tally.

Around 3 p.m., Hernandez and Mootoo were seen with two men between building ten and building 12 at Carlton Lane. Witnesses told police an argument erupted between the men and gunshots rang out.

One of the three men, Hernandez's suspected killer, ran away from the scene.

Hernandez and Mootoo were taken to the San Fernando General Hospital.

Hernandez was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police said Hernandez was deported from the US.