Murder

Murder in Patna Village

A shooting incident in Patna Village this morning has left one man dead and another injured.

Reports indicate that at 8.30 this morning, residents of Good Session Road in Patna Village heard gunshots.

Upon investigating, they discovered one man dead and another injured.

The two remain at this time unidentified.

The injured man has been taken to hospital.

 

Teenager murdered in Diego Martin

An 18-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting which left two others nursing gunshot wounds.

Reports indicate that shortly after 9 pm on Tuesday a group of men were walking along Quarry Street, Diego Martin when a car pulled alongside them.

Eyewitnesses say a back seat occupant then opened fire on the men before the vehicle sped off.

Claxton Bay man charged with murder

A Claxton Bay man is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate charged with the murder of Jeremy Darrian Stephen which occurred on Thursday 4th January, 2018.

Alex Risbrook, 29, of Springvale, Claxton Bay, was charged with murder following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, on Monday 15th January, 2018.

22-year-old's murder takes toll to 33 in 15 days

Police are yet to make any arrests in connection with the murder of Dominic Koon Koon.

Police say Koon Koon was sitting in the porch of his Malabar home when he was approached by a lone gunman who opened fire.

Investigators say a family member who was present managed to disarm the gunman when he struck him with a baseball bat.

The gunman is said to have dropped his gun and escape on foot.

Koon Koon is the 33rd murder victim for 2018.

Murder in Cunupia

One man is dead and another injured during a shooting incident in Cunupia.

Reports indicate that shortly after midnight residents of Welcome Road reported hearing several loud explosions.

The police were called in and discovered two men nursing gunshot wounds.

Further investigations revealed that one of the men who was shot in the head had succumbed to his injuries.

The other victim was taken to the hospital and is warded in a serious condition.

Both victims are yet to be identified.

 

Soldier charged with daughter's murder

A soldier attached to the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today, charged with the murder of his one-year-old daughter, Soriah Martin, which occurred on Tuesday 12th December, 2017.

No. 11584 Cpl. Kerros Martin, 29, of Jacelon Trace, Vega De Oropouche, was charged with murder, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, on Monday 8th January, 2018.

Double murder in Pleasantville

Police are now on the scene of a double murder in Pleasantville, San Fernando.

Two men were shot dead while cutting grass on a piece of land.

They have been identified as Akeemie Wilson, 30, a grass-cutter of Golconda Road, Golconda Settlement and Jamie Donaldson, 26 a gardener of Elm Street, Coconut Drive, Pleasantville.

Police say that around 11.20 am, Wilson was cutting grass at Elm Street when two men ran up to him and Jamie and opened fire with high-powered rifles.

They were both shot multiple times and died on the scene.

The gunmen then ran off. 

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