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Bystander killed in shootout

 A SHOOTOUT between two gunmen ended in the death of an innocent bystander on Friday night in Valencia.

Police said  around 9.30 p.m. the victim, Leron Sampson, 24, was sitting in front the steps of his Bertrand Street, Valencia home when he was shot once to the chest.

His relatives took him to the Sangre Grande District Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police said Sampson was in the wrong place at the wrong time during a shoot-out between two other men.

Homicide Bureau officers are continuing investigations. 

—GG

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