3 Die after Brawl in El Socorro

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Police cordon off area

EL SOCORRO – THREE people have been killed after a fight broke out outside a popular bar at Upper El Socorro Road in San Juan on Saturday morning.

Reports stated that two men died after being shot at the scene while a woman who was also wounded died at hospital. She has been identified as Ria John.

The identities of the two men have not yet been released by police.

Investigators said a fight broke out around 5.30 a.m. and a police sergeant intervened.

Reports stated that some people turned on the sergeant while others tried to help him.

In the ensuing fracas, shots were fired and the two men died at the scene. John who was also shot was rushed to hospital where she died around noon.

Police have since obtained CCTV footage to fully understand what transpired.

Police cordoned off most of the area on Saturday morning.


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