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Teenager killed at Claxton Bay Bar

CRIME NEWSPolice are investigating the death of a teenager following an altercation at a bar in Claxton Bay around 3 o’clock this morning.

Dead is Michael Meagueal, a resident of Embacadere Apartment, Lady Hailes Avenue, San Fernando.

According to police reports, the teen was among the trio who left the bar on foot and was confronted thereafter by a group of men who were armed with guns. The suspects reportedly began firing at them and Meaguel was shot to death.

The teen’s friends, Wayne Richards and Shakiel Duncan are said to be warded at the San Fernando General hospital where they are being treated for gunshot wounds.

The body of 41 year old handyman, Roopchand Harripersad was discovered face down and covered in blood at his Ramber Village San Fernando residence.
Harripersad who was recently released from prison after serving time for larceny, was discovered with a wound to the back of the head. He reportedly lived alone in a shack behind a bamboo field. Police say his body was found around 8 o’clock this morning by his employer, Nandlal Seemungal who had gone to look for him as he was late for work. He however made the gruesome discovery.
Southern Division Police and homicide detectives are investigating.