Nine persons are now hospitalized after what could have been described as a night of terror, a night of carnage, a scene reminiscent of Las Vegas.
Police in Kingstown told News784 that two masked Gunmen entered the shop of Samuel Kaizer in Diamond where persons were liming and opened fire on them.
When the smoke was cleared several persons were shot, they are: (1) Gregory Abraham, 30 years Labourer of Diamond- to the left side of his Chest and right side of Stomach; (2) Kerime Benjamin, 25 years of Diamond- to Stomach and left Foot; (3) Kenneth Barzie, 42 years Chauffeur of Diamond- to left Foot, right Arm,left Shoulder and right side of Chest.
(4) Andrew Laynes, 37 years of Diamond- to left Palm and right Arm; (5) Kaymanie Richards, 39 years of Diamond- to his Head; (6) Kurwin John, 52 years of Diamond- to left Foot.
(7) Michael Richards, 18 years of Calliaqua- to left Arm; (8) Fitzroy Iris, 62 years of Diamond- to left Arm; and (9) Vuran Thomas, 30 years of Diamond- to right Foot.
They are all patients of the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Their conditions are not known at the time of this publication.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown.
Investigations are continuing.