A murder in Sealots this morning is among several killings being investigated by police today.
Reports are that one man has been shot and killed on Pioneer Drive late Tuesday morning.
The victim has been identified as Nigel Francisco.
This is a developing story and we will have more to come.
Earlier today a 56-year-old man was shot and killed in Laventille.
According to reports, shortly before 5 am Tuesday, residents of Block 8 heard several loud explosions.
A pistol was seized and two suspects arrested, after the vehicle in which they were travelling was intercepted by officers in the Port of Spain Division.
Police say the vehicle was identified as being involved in a drive-by shooting incident yesterday morning.
Officers of the Port of Spain Task Force, under the supervision of Insp. Randall McGuirk, intercepted a white Nissan AD motor vehicle with two male occupants, around 7 am on Sunday in the Sea Lots district.
A Fyzabad man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with the murder of Neathasingh Ramsingh which occurred on Monday 4th February, 2019.
Bickram Balkissoon, 51, of Lumtack Hill, was charged with murder, following advice received from Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Angelica Teelucksingh on Saturday.
Ramsingh, 51, a straightener, of South Oropouche, was at St. John Village, Avocat, on Monday 4th February, 2019, when he got into an altercation with a man.
A man has been shot and killed in Fyzabad.
According to police reports Kendell Cooper also known as "Biggy Boy" was accosted by a gunman at Easy Street last evening.
An altercation ensued and Cooper was subsequently shot during the fracas.
Reports also suggest another person was injured during the incident.
Officers of the Fyzabad Police Station are continuing investigations
The country's murder count continues to climb. this after a 28-year-old Cocorite man was shot and killed by men dressed as Police Officers.
Police say around three this morning Curtis Franklyn, of Ratchet Hill, Waterhole, was asleep at his home when two men dressed in camouflage gear claiming to be Police Officers entered his home. Franklyn tried to escape through a rear door but was shot several times. Officers from the St James Police Station responded and found Franklyn lying on the ground outside. He was taken to hospital where he died.
An 18-year-old woman was killed outside her home in Macoya on Thursday night.
According to a police report, at about 10.30 pm Mariah Neptune was standing in the yard of her home at Macoya Settlement when two men walked up. Police said they both opened fire and Neptune was shot several times in the chest.
Neptune was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where she died while undergoing treatment.
Police are yet to determine a motive for her murder that has been recorded as the 59th for the year.
Chaguanas resident Allan Mohammed was killed in a police-involved shooting in his community early Friday.
Reports are sketchy but Guardian Media understands Mohammed, 28, was shot by officers while he was in his black SUV around 10.30 am, allegedly after he was involved in a confrontation with them as his vehicle approached theirs along Crown Trace, Enterprise. Mohammed allegedly drew a Mac11 firearm during the incident and officers opened fire on him.
Two murders have been recorded in separate incidents overnight.
The latest killing occurred around 11 pm at block 22, Laventille.
Police reports indicate 25-year-old Jabari Johnson of Duncan Street, Port of Spain was shot multiple times. On hearing the loud explosions the police were contacted and discovered the man's body lying in a pool of blood. Johnson was taken to the Port of Spain general hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, Tunapuna police are probing the murder of a 36- year-old man.
A lifetime of friendship between two Fyzabad men came to a tragic end when one stabbed the other during an argument over $100 on Monday evening. As relatives of Neatha Ramsingh, 53, held their heads in disbelief, his killer surrendered himself to police.