A businessman was shot and killed outside his home in Palmiste, San Fernando

A businessman was shot and killed outside his home in Palmiste, San Fernando, on Thursday 20th October 2022.

• 63-year-old William Gopaul, of Estate Drive, Hill Piece Road, Philipine Road, San Fernando, was shot and killed by a gunman who was wearing a yellow bandana around his face.

• police report stated that around 6.20a.m. Gopaul was exercising in his yard when a man approached the wall of his home and enquired about a person named “Benjamin” but Gopaul replied that he didn’t know the such person.

• The suspect, who was clad in a reflexive traffic vest with a white bandana on his face, then shot Gopaul in the presence of his sons, ages 7 and 8.

• As Gopaul collapsed, the suspect fled in a white sedan. His wife ran outside to his aid and the police were notified but Gopaul died at the scene.

• Gopaul was the owner of nanotechnology and also operated a U.S. and Canadian Visa consultancy service at Lapique Plaza High Street, San Fernando.

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