The blood shed continued later that New Year night but this time it was a mass attack upon three men who were attendees at a wedding reception on Liberty Avenue. According to authorities, machete wielding men pulled up on the crowd of men and started attacking them with machetes, leaving three persons with varying degrees of stab wounds.
Selvin Tillett– Deputy Commander, OW Police
“This morning at about 12:23 police visited the Northern Regional Hospital where 3 male persons were seen suffering from stab wounds; Levy Bennett, 22 years, security of Otro Benque Road had a stab wound to the center of his chest; 2 to the left side of the chest area; Mr. Amin Mendez Jr., 21 years, student of Liberty Avenue who had a stab wound to the left side of his abdomen and Shamir Tzul, 23 years, fisherman of Otro Benque Road, who had cut wound to the right side of his chest and left leg. Initial investigations revealed that on Thursday the 1st at about 11:45am these people were at a reception on Liberty Avenue, a wedding, when they were attacked by 4 male persons who arrived in a Ford Ranger pickup causing these injuries to the said person. All three persons were hospitalized. So far police have 3 persons detained pending investigations."
22 year Levy Bennet who received the stab wound to the center of the chest had to be transferred to the Kark Heusner Memorial Hospital for further treatment. Police say the three men who are detained will be arraigned in the coming days.
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