Alajo shooting: One injured, suspect arrested

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A case of minor misunderstanding over where to park a car at Alajo, a suburb of Accra turned violent with one person sustaining gunshot wounds.

The injured person who is believed to be in a critical condition has been rushed to the hospital. The suspect, a car dealer has also been arrested after a scene of chaos in front of a warehouse in Alajo, Tuesday afternoon. 

The suspect was said to have parked his Hyundai vehicle in front of warehouse and was asked by a worker, a mechanic in the warehouse to move his vehicle to make way for others moving into and out of the warehouse to have access.


Things turned nasty and the car dealer fired a warning shot before aiming at the mechanic.

An eye witness told Joy News’ Latif Iddrisu the victim was rushed to the hospital but the shooting angered a number of residents present.

They started hurling stones and other objects at the vehicle with the car dealer firmly rooted in his car.

But for the timely intervention of the police, the car dealer would have been lynched.

His car was destroyed with the windscreen totally shattered and many dents on the body of the car.