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British cricketer shot dead in Trinidad during armed robbery

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

A 22-year-old aspiring British cricketer was killed after being shot during an armed robbery in Trinidad.

According to ESPNcricinfo, Adrian St John died following the incident on Sunday night.

He was the captain of the Chris Gayle Academy in London, which was set up "improve access to good quality education, training and employment for at risk young people in Jamaica and the UK".

Gayle took to Twitter to express his condolences to the cricketer's family and friends.

"Such sad news to hear. My condolences to his family & friends. Adrian St John was the captain of the academy. #Sigh," said the West Indies cricketer.

According to local reports, Adrian was targeted by two gunmen when he stopped his car to pick up two friends.

-ANI

First published: 12 April 2016, 8:20 IST
 
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