Carenage

27-year-old man shot dead in Carenage

A 27-year-old man has been shot dead in Carenage, taking the murder toll to 223  for the year.

The deceased has been identified as David "Mango" Roberts.

According to a police report, Roberts was standing along Haig Street shortly after 5 am Friday when he was shot several times by gunmen.

He died on the scene.

Speaking with the Guardian Media Friday, concerned residents said the gang warfare in the area continues and have again called for increased police patrols in the area.

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.

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