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Trap gun injures man in Tableland forest

A Tableland man was shot in the abdomen and hand by a trap gun in a forested area near his home on Friday night.

Azim Khan, of Corosan Road, Tableland was found bleeding in the the Catskill forest around 9.30 p.m.

He was discovered by 51-year-old Tulsi Maniram and three other men who were walking in the area.

Maniran told police they were walking into the forest, three miles off Corosan Road, when they heard someone crying out for help. Khan was found lying near a camp, bleeding from the stomach and hand.

He was taken to the Princes Town District Hospital and transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital where he remains in stable condition. Police believe Khan crossed a trap gun and was shot.

—CK

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