Gunmen opened fire on a group of Venezuelans killing one and injuring two others after a dispute

Gunmen opened fire on a group of Venezuelans killing one and injuring two others after a dispute during a birthday lime in st. Augustine early on Sunday 17th July, 2022.

• a 23-year-old Venezuelan woman is killed and two of her compatriots wounded during a shooting at Evans street in Curepe.

• Mayerlin Carrenno of St. Augustine was declared dead at the Mt. Hope hospital where she and two other victims were taken by police shortly before 5am.

• 22-year-old Maria Hosein was shot in the groin area while 18-year-old Edinson Ramirez was hit in the upper left chest and right back.

• Around 4:23am, the victims, in company with another Venezuelan woman, who celebrated her 23rd birthday yesterday, were walking along Evans Street in Curepe towards their St. Augustine home when they were approached by three men.

• The suspects opened fire on the victims before fleeing the scene along Mc Inroy Street in Curepe.

• The shooting stemmed from an altercation someone in the group had with a group of other Venezuelan nationals at club Bamba along the eastern main road in St. Augustine, hours earlier. The suspects are believed to have followed the group and ambushed them.

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