Farmer kills friend with arrow and bow

Crime News

A 26-year-old man was killed yesterday afternoon by a farmer using an arrow and bow.

The incident happened just after 15:30 hrs at Koriabo Village, Barima in the North West District

The deceased has been identified as Orlando Joseph, also a farmer of Koriabo Village. He died around 23:00 hrs last night while receiving treatment at the Mabaruma Public Hospital.

The suspect, who is a resident of the aforementioned village, is being sought.

According to information received, Joseph and the suspect had a misunderstanding which led to the suspect arming himself with an arrow and bow and subsequently firing a shot at the deceased.  Joseph was injured in the upper region of his body.

The suspect fled the scene while the victim was rushed to the hospital by relatives.

The investigation is ongoing.

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