Sunday 23 February, 2020

25-yr-old man shot to death in St James

Police are investigating after a 25-year-old man was killed in a shooting incident in St James on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Shaquille ‘Tacky’ Holder of Belle Vue, Long Circular, St James.

Police were told around 11.30 am on Sunday, residents of the area heard several loud explosions and upon investigating, they found Holder bleeding from multiple gunshot injuries about the body.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was rushed to the St James District Hospital.

However, he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Officers from the Port of Spain Division and the Homicide Bureau visited the scene of the shooting.

The incident, police suspect, is gang-related.

More on this as it becomes available.

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