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A 34-year-old woman is currently warded at the Sangre Grande Hospital, after she was shot while in her living room on Monday night.

According to a police report the incident occured at 11.30 pm.

The woman was in the living room of her home at KP Lands, Valencia, when she heard a loud explosion. She subsequently felt a burning sensation on the left thigh. On realising she was shot, the woman called the police.

PC Ramkelawan and PC Benoit, of the Valencia Police Station, responded and took the woman to the Sangre Grande Hospital, where she was treated and warded.

Sgt Leon is continuing inquiries.