There are reports of another a triple murder in Arima…
According to reports, four persons were shot, with three of them succumbing to their injuries.
The fourth shooting victim remains warded at hospital.
The victims have been identified by their aliases only, thus far—Dimitry, Nyron and Jordan.
Reports are that the shooting incident occurred in the early hours of this morning at Demerara Road in Arima.
CNC3 NEWS understands that the assailants, allegedly dressed as police officers, walked into the area at 1 am, and gunfire erupted.
Three persons were shot and wounded by gunmen in downtown Port-of Spain this afternoon.
The search is on for the two shooters who may have been wounded in a subsequent exchange of gunfire with the police.
According to police reports, the incident unfolded around 2:25 pm today when gunmen in a car randomly opened fire on persons who were walking along Queen Street, Port-of-Spain.
The car with the gunmen then drove off.
A report was made to the police who responded and found three persons suffering from gunshot injuries.
A man, who was shot 12 times, near his home in Malabar over a week ago died on Tuesday at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope.
An autopsy conducted on the body of Kevin Parkinson, 28, on Wednesday at the Forensic Science Centre revealed that he died from internal and external haemorrhage consistent with gunshot wounds.
Thirty-three-year-old Travis Polo has been sentenced to hang for the murder of 21-year-old Jamal Bernard which occurred in April 2008.
Polo was found guilty of the murder of Bernard by a 12-member jury in the Port of Spain High Court on January 14th.
Justice Devendra Rampersad imposed the death sentence. Bernard, of Olton Road, Gonzales, was shot and killed close to his home on April 20th 2008.
Polo was subsequently charged in connection with the murder.
Tobago police say they are intensifying efforts to discourage criminal activity in Tobago.
They are urging small business owners to be extra vigilant after a spate of armed robberies in various communities across the island this month.
The latest incident occurred yesterday at Plymouth, when two men held up Island Shopperz Supermarket at gunpoint.
According to police reports, the men entered the supermarket at around 3:30 pm and demanded that the proprietor, Shawn Warner, empty the cash register. They then escaped on foot with approximately $2,000.
Two teenagers were arrested and a firearm and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Northern Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in St. Augustine yesterday.
According to police reports, Sgt. Ian Liverpool, Cpl (Ag) Diamond and a party of officers from the Northern Division’s Crime Scene Unit and Canine Unit, acting on information, proceeded to St. John’s Road, St. Augustine, where they observed two young males standing near a parlour.
Upon seeing the officers, the suspects ran off.
One doctor is dead and another seriously injured after they were kidnapped by gunmen, who later crashed along the Solomon Hochoy Highway.
The deceased doctor has been identified as 38-year-old Rudradeva Sharma, of Sunset Ridge, San Fernando. He is the nephew of former Tourism Minister and former Fyzabad MP, Chandresh Sharma.
According to reports, the doctors—who are attached to the San Fernando General Hospital—got off duty at 10 pm Tuesday and were at the Scout House along Rushworth Street hanging out.
A 26-year-old Marabella man appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with the murder of 43-year-old Damien Howe.
Jamal Butcher, 26, also known as ‘Brown’, of Bayshore, Marabella, appeared before Senior Magistrates’ Jo-Anne Connor, at the San Fernando First Magistrates Court charged with murder, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Honore-Paul, on January 13th.
The matter was adjourned to February 10th.
Two men were arrested and a quantity of cash which was reported stolen from a Central businessman, recovered, by officers of the Central Division following a report of larceny servant.
According to police reports, the victim told police that on January 10th, he secured a quantity of cash in his vehicle in the parking lot of his business place at Endeavour Road, Chaguanas.
He said when he returned to the vehicle a few hours later, he made a check and discovered the money was missing.
A report was made and an investigation launched into the incident.