Maloney man shot dead in La Horquetta

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 05:30

Police are investigating the murder of a man at Phase 2 La Horquetta just after 8 pm last night.

The victim has been identified as Quasi Mohammed also known as "Papayo".

According to police reports, two men ran into a house on CLR James Crescent, Phase 2 La Horquetta where the victim was staying with his sister.

Residents told police they heard several loud explosions.

When police arrived they found Mohammed lying on the ground bleeding from gunshot wounds. 

He was later pronounced dead on the scene by the District Medical Officer.

Mohammed's sister, Anna, and a third unidentified victim were also shot and rushed to hospital. Anna was shot three times.

Police say Mohammed, who was from Maloney, was well known to them