One of two men who were shot on Tuesday night while at Pinto Road in Arima has died. The other is said to be warded at hospital.
The deceased has been identified as Gabrielle “Bottoms” Mitchell, 25, of Righteous Lane, Pinto Road, Arima.
According to a police report, at about 8:20 pm on Tuesday, Mitchell was in the company of a 39-year-old man who is another Pinto Road resident, in the vicinity of Punette Avenue, when several gunshots were heard.
Police said Mitchell received one gunshot wound to the chest, while the other victim received injuries to the right leg.
Both men were taken to the Arima District Hospital by a resident where Mitchell succumbed to his injuries.
The other victim is said to be stable with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police recovered 10 spent nine-millimetre shells from the scene.
A motive is yet to be established for the deadly shooting.
Meanwhile… An unidentified man was shot and killed this morning, at Mullburry Drive, Jacob Hill, Wallerfield.
Details are still coming in, but there is speculation the shooting may be a reprisal killing for the shooting incident which occurred in Pinto, this week, and which left one man dead and the other hospitalised.
Police investigations are ongoing.
We will have more information on this story as it comes to hand.