Updated: Man murdered and two injured in Birżebbuġa


The police have confirmed that a 42 year old male originating from the Ivory Coast was shot and killed on Saturday night.

A 22 year old male of foreign nationality, who was a resident of Hal Far, has also suffered grievous injuries.

The third man of 45 years old believed to be from Georgia, is also at risk of losing his life.

Police are still investigating.

Man murdered and two injured in Birżebbuġa

A man was killed and another two were injured in a residence in Triq tal-Ġebel, Birżebbuġa on Saturday night.

In a statement, the Police said that what originally started off as a heated argument, ending up in a fatal shooting. All this happened at around 11pm.

When they went on the site, the police noticed that two men were injured and were transferred to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance. One of the men was also operated upon as he was found to be in a critical condition. The dead man has not yet been identified whilst one of the injured is a 45-year-old from Georgia.

An inquiry is being led by Magistrate Dr R. Montebello. The Police said that this case is being treated as a murder.