A man was killed and two more have been injured after a shooting in Ħal Far. The incident happened at around 11pm yesterday evening. All persons involved are non Maltese nationals.

The police had been notified after one of the victims called for help and advised that he had been shot by someone in a moving car. The police are searching for the car – a white “Toyota Starlet”.

An ambulance was sent to the location to treat the injured man whilst the police started their investigations; during which they received further information that close by another person had called for help and yet another ambulance had been called to the location.

Shooting in Hal-Far

Further down the road the police found a body of yet another man but he was unfortunately declared dead on the spot. The police in the meantime started looking for the alleged shooter(s) and the vehicle.

A police investigation and magisterial inquiry is underway.