Claxton Bay man shot dead

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Police cars on a crime scene. – File photo by Jeff K Mayers

THE man who was shot and wounded in his van on July 3 near his home in Claxton Bay has died.

The police confirmed that Suresh Baboolal died around 11. 45 pm during emergency treatment at the San Fernando General Hospital.

The shooting happened around 8.30 pm at Fifth Street in Pranz Gardens, where he was in his white Kia K2700 van. Gunmen approached and shot him.

Central Division and Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region III police responded and gathered evidence.

The police do not have a motive.

An autopsy is expected to be done at the Forensic Science Centre in St James.

Investigations are ongoing.