Second victim of Fujairah wedding shooting dies
A second victim of a shooting at a wedding in Fujairah has died. Fujairah Hospital confirmed on Wednesday that the 18-year-old Emirati succumbed to a bullet wound to the head.
He was one of three men who were guests at the wedding in the Wum area of Dibba and were shot when a fellow reveller fired a gun while dancing.
One of the other victims, the 18-year-old’s older brother, died on Friday after being rushed to hospital with a wound to the chest. The third the victim, also Emirati, received only minor injuries.
The wielder of the gun, a 30-year-old Emirati, has been arrested and police told 7DAYS earlier this week that he did not have a licence for the weapon. He has been referred to Fujairah Public Prosecution.
Fujairah Police said initial investigations suggest the shootings were an accident.