Murder count climbs again - five in 3 days

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 14:15

A Malabar man who was shot in Malabar close to 10.30 last night, has died in hospital.

This brings the number of murders for the year so far, to five in three days.

Investigators told CNC3 that they responded to reports of a shooting at Ackbarali Extension and found a man of African descent with a low haircut wearing a white jersey and black jeans lying on his back with a gunshot wound to the head.

The man also had tattoos of birds on his chest and about his body was taken to the Arima District Health Facility and then transferred to Mount Hope where he remains in critical condition.

Malabar police are investigating.