Sealots murder - four killed between 10 pm and midday

A murder in Sealots this morning is among several killings being investigated by police today.

Reports are that one man has been shot and killed on Pioneer Drive late Tuesday morning.

The victim has been identified as Nigel Francisco.

This is a developing story and we will have more to come.

Earlier today a 56-year-old man was shot and killed in Laventille.

According to reports, shortly before 5 am Tuesday, residents of Block 8 heard several loud explosions.

Police were contacted and on arrival discovered the bullet-riddled body of a man lying in car-park.

He was taken to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

A motive for the murder is yet to be established.

The victim has been identified as Leopold Adams. 

And two men have been shot and killed in separate incidents overnight.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Carenage last night.

The incident reportedly took place at about 10 pm in the Smith Hill area.

Residents there reported hearing several loud explosions.

They called the police, who discovered the body of a man lying in a pool of blood.

The victim -- who has been identified only as "Tyrone" -- was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

And the other murder last night occurred around 11.

CNC3 news understands that a man was accosted by a gunman along duncan street, Port-of-Spain.

The victim, who is yet to be identified was shot several times.

The man was taken to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Investigations into both murders are ongoing.

 

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