Fisherman shot dead in ‘pirate’ attack

A Fullerton Village, Icacos, fisherman was shot dead in an incident out at sea yesterday. He was identified as 40-year-old Neemar Seepersad. Police said they are yet to determine what led to the shooting. The Express was told that Seeper­sad, a father of two, was among a crew of three men on a vessel out at sea. Investigators were told that a vessel, believed to be Venezuelan, approached the local men around 4 p.m. and the occupants opened fire. Seepersad was shot in the chest. The other fishermen steered their vessel to Columbus Bay, where they called for help. Seepersad has been a fisherman for all his life, residents said, and sold fish and shrimp in the community. > click to read <  >A video report<  16:40

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