Man shot dead out­si­de of school

Times of Suriname - - ENGELS -

A 29-year-old man was shot dead, Mon­day, out­si­de the East Ruim­veldt Se­conda­ry school, fol­lo­wing an ar­gu­ment with two men.

The dead man has been iden­ti­fied as Paul Rod­ney, of Lot 530 West Ruim­veldt, Ge­or­ge­to­wn. He was shot se­ven ti­mes in the bo­dy in Avo­ca­do Ave­nue, East Ruim­veldt. Ac­cor­ding to in­for­ma­ti­on re­cei­ved, the vic­tim and the sus­pects had at­ten­ded a dan­ce at the school. Du­ring an ar­gu­ment en­sued and the 29-year-old man was shot dead by two men. The Gu­y­a­na Po­li­ce For­ce in a press re­lea­se said that in­ves­ti­ga­ti­on re­ve­a­led that the vic­tim was gun­ned down by a group of men, who es­ca­ped on foot. Ac­cor­ding to the re­lea­se, a mo­bi­le patrol was on Man­de­la Ave­nue and ranks heard se­ve­r­al loud ex­plo­si­ons and went to in­ves­ti­ga­te.

When they ar­ri­ved at the sce­ne, the ranks ob­ser­ved Rod­ney ly­ing mo­ti­on­less, with blood all over his bo­dy. He was im­me­di­a­te­ly ta­ken to the Ge­or­ge­to­wn Pu­blic Hos­pi­tal Cor­po­ra­ti­on (GPHC) whe­re he suc­cum­bed whi­le re­cei­ving tre­at­ment. Se­ve­r­al spent shells of a small ca­li­ber we­apon we­re found at the sce­ne. No one has been ar­re­sted as yet.


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