Man injured in Carenage police shooting gets bail

A Care­nage man who was shot and in­ju­red three weeks ago dur­ing a po­lice-in­volved shoot­ing in Big Yard, Care­nage, was grant­ed bail yes­ter­day, as the po­lice once again failed to prop­er­ly present their ev­i­dence in the mat­ter.

This al­lowed one of the men, De­quan Dyall, 21, to be grant­ed bail with a sure­ty or a cash al­ter­na­tive of $40,000 af­ter the mat­ter was heard for the sec­ond time in the Port-of-Spain Mag­is­trates’ 4b Court be­fore Mag­is­trate Sarah De Sil­va.

Love, hate for police in Carenage hills

While res­i­dents of Big Yard, Care­nage, claim they are be­ing tar­get­ed by the po­lice, the near­by com­mu­ni­ty of L’anse Mi­tan is call­ing for high­er vis­i­bil­i­ty of law en­force­ment of­fi­cers due to an on­go­ing war be­tween op­pos­ing gangs who have been un­leash­ing a reign of ter­ror on law-abid­ing cit­i­zens.

The call for a greater po­lice pres­ence was made by L’anse Mi­tan res­i­dents yes­ter­day, four days af­ter Keron Eve, 30, Ka­reem Roberts, 27, and Nao­mi Nel­son, 14, were al­leged­ly shot dead in a po­lice-re­lat­ed shoot­ing.

Teen girl among three dead in Carenage shootout.

Three people were killed and six others, including a police officer, were wounded during a shootout between Western Division officers and residents of Big Yard in Carenage this evening, police have confirmed in a statement.

Residents say a teenage girl and the godson of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley are among the dead.

The TTPS said in a statement that officers on patrol in Carenage were attempting to arrest a suspect when a man opened fire on the officers.

Police hunt for Carenage gunmen

Po­lice are search­ing for a group of gun­men who opened fire on them at Up­per Haig Street, Care­nage on Fri­day.

Sev­er­al units from the Emer­gency Re­sponse Team re­spond­ed and joined in the search af­ter of­fi­cers called for back up.

A se­nior of­fi­cer of the West­ern Di­vi­sion de­nied re­ports that three peo­ple were shot dead. He al­so dis­missed re­ports that a po­lice of­fi­cer was shot.

More as this sto­ry de­vel­ops.