Two men shot, injured in Sophia

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Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Saturday morning in North Sophia.

Yardan Jacobs, a 27-year-old labourer of North Sophia was at the Tanary area in North Sophia hanging out with some friends, when he reportedly got into an argument with an identifiable male.

Thereafter, Jacobs’ cousin, Steve Bacchus, a 29-year-old businessman of North Sophia intervened.

The suspect then pulled out a firearm from his pants waist and discharged several rounds in the direction of Jacobs and Bacchus, causing Jacobs to recieve a gun shot wound to his upper right side abdomen and Bacchus recieved a gun shot wound to his lower right side back.

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The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Police ranks on patrol duty responded and took Jacobs to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was admitted a patient. His condition is listed as stable.

Bacchus was taken to the hospital by public spirited citizens where he also was admitted and his condition is listed as stable.

Police investigations are ongoing.



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