Two men lost their lives after they were shot at a house in Penal on Monday morning. The victims have been identified as Wellington Davidson of Rochard Road, Penal and Shazard Mohammed of Lowkie Trace, Penal.

Reports indicate at around 12.20 am on Monday someone at the scene heard several explosions. Upon investigating, he found the victims dead in a bedroom. Davidson was shot in the face, chest and head, while Mohammed was shot in the head and hand.

Police were told that both men were playing cards in the living room earlier that night, and later went to bed. Two hours later, one of the men shouted a name. Gunshots were then heard. Police said there were other occupants at the house at the time of the incident. Post-mortems are expected to be carried out today.