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Mini mart owner robbed, shot in Wallerfield
A mini mart owner was ambushed and robbed while at his business place in Wallerfield yesterday.
According to a police report, at about 6 am Michael Wilson, 38, was at his business, Happy Shoppers Mini Mart at Jacob Hill, conducting sales with a bread salesman when two men approached.
The men, police said, were armed with a gun and a cutlass. Police said the men robbed Wilson of two cell phones, an undisclosed amount of phone cards, cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.
Before leaving with their loot, police said, a confrontation ensued in which Wilson was shot once in the upper body.
The thieves also took the business place’s DVR for the CCTV surveillance cameras on their way out. Wilson was taken to the Arima District Hospital where he was treated and transferred to the Eric Williams Medical Science Complex in Mount Hope where he is warded in critical condition.
Investigations are continuing.
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