Police investigate shooting incident at MovieTowne

Police are investigating a shooting incident at MovieTowne in Port-of-Spain.

Initial reports indicate that a man was shot in the front of MovieTowne near the Pricemart carpark.

The man ran to the back of MovieTowne to Festa Plaza and stopped outside the Royal Princess Members Club where he sought help from persons there.

He was later taken for medical attention.

We will have more information when we get it. 

Local musician shot dead in bar

Local musician Shivan Ramdhanie has been shot and killed.

Ramdhanie was shot dead at a bar in Debe last evening.

According to reports, shortly before midnight Ramdhanie, of Kanhai Road North, was liming with a group of men at troopers bar located at Mohess Road when a gunman approached and opened fire.

Ramdhanie was hit several times about the body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another man who was shot in the leg was taken to hospital where he remains warded.

Reputed drug dealer killed in La Romaine

Reputed drug dealer Gary Mc Clarence aka Lion is dead after being pursued by five men and shot over 15 times outside Superpharm in Gulf View on Thursday night.

More than 20 spent shells were recovered from the scene of the crime.

Police said around 10 pm, Gary Mc Clarence, 38, of Temple Street, La Romaine and his wife Jeanelle Mc Clarence, were sitting in their Toyota Prado in the car park of Pizza Hut Gulf View when Mc Clarence left the van and walked over to Superpharm to make a purchase. 

Man killed in alleged confrontation with police

Police have shot and killed a man in an alleged confrontation.

The man has been identified as 26-year-old Mossiah Moses.

But video footage of the incident has emerged on social media, with some members of the public questioning whether Moses did in fact, pose a threat to officers.

According to the police, officers of the north eastern division task force were on patrol along Sixth Avenue, Malick when they observed Moses along the roadway.

Police claimed that Moses, on seeing the officers, pulled out a firearm and shot at them.

25-year-old man fights for life after being shot in Port-of-Spain

A 25-year-old man is now listed in a critical condition at hospital after being shot in Port-of-Spain in broad daylight.

Reports indicate that the man was walking along George Street when he was ambushed by a gunman.

Eyewitness reports suggest the assailant shot the man several times before fleeing the scene.

Police were contacted and upon arrival discovered the man lying in a pool of blood.

He was rushed to hospital and is said to have undergone emergency treatment.


Man hospitalised after being shot in Malabar

A man is currently warded at hospital following a shooting incident in Malabar.

Reports indicate that the man was ambushed in the Train Line district last evening and shot at.

The victim, who remains unidentified, was taken to hospital and is said to be warded in a serious condition.

A motive for the shooting is yet to be identified.


San Juan man held for shooting incident

A San Juan man is currently in police custody in connection with a shooting incident involving a 31-year-old man, which occurred on Wednesday 22nd August, 2018.

The suspect, a 28-year-old of Laventille Road, San Juan, was arrested by officers attached to the San Juan Criminal Investigations Department, around 4:55 pm, on the same date of the incident.

The victim, of Febeau Village, was in the process of disassembling a derelict vehicle to be sold as parts for scrap iron along Laventille Road, San Juan, around 1:30 pm on Wednesday 22nd August, 2018.

16 year old warded at hospital after shootout with police

A 16-year-old boy is warded at the hospital following a shootout with police officers.

According to police reports during a police, exercise officers proceeded to a house at Lendore Village, Enterprise, to execute a search warrant for arms and ammunition.

Upon approaching the house, officers observed three male suspects flee the premises and gave chase. 

While in pursuit, the suspects shot several times at the officers, who returned fire. 

Teen held after shooting at police

A 16-year-old boy is currently under police guard, at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, after being arrested for shooting with intent at police officers during an anti-crime exercise in the Enterprise district.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram, took place between 5:00 pm and 8:30 pm on Wednesday 15th August, 2018.

During the exercise officers proceeded to a house at Lendore Village, Enterprise, to execute a search warrant for arms and ammunition.