Two killed in Laventille

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 19:00

Two men have been killed in separate areas in Laventille. One of the victims is a 19-year-old man.

According to reports, residents of Chinnapoo were walking on the roadway around 6 this morning when they stumbled upon the body of a man. Police suspect the man was shot.

And in another part of Laventille, the body of 19-year-old Leroy Isaac was discovered with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Police say Isaac from Prizgar Lands was found dead at the back of Success Laventille.

Officers believe the teenager was part of a group from Laventille which opens fire on men from the Beetham area.

They suspect men from Beetham retaliated, resulting in Isaac's death.

When officers arrived at the scene of the killing, it is believed several gunmen from the Beetham area were still present resulting in a brief exchange of gunfire.