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Man shot dead, teenager wounded at Rose Place


A shooting incident that took place in the Rose Place area of Kingstown on Sunday evening left one man dead and a teenage boy injured.{{more}}

Dead is 51-year-old Andrew Ashton, a labourer of Rose Hall who received a gunshot wound to the left side of his head.

The other individual, Kenron John, 17, of Rose Place, was shot in his left arm and was treated and discharged from the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital on Monday.

An individual who was in the vicinity of the shooting told SEARCHLIGHT that Hall and John had entered a shop only minutes before a masked individual stepped in and fired shots.

It is not clear whether the shots were intended for the deceased or the wounded individual.

John is expected to return to the Milton Cato Memorial to remove the bullet that is still in his left arm.

Police are still investigating the matter. (AA)