Saturday 18 November, 2017

Carenage businessman gunned down near lighthouse

A 34-year-old businessman was gunned down on Sunday morning in Port of Spain.

The deceased has been identified as Ryan Mason.

Mason, police said, was driving his BMW sedan on the westbound lane of Wrightson road, when upon reaching the vicinity of the lighthouse, another vehicle pulled alongside him.

The occupants of this second vehicle then opened fire on the BMW before speeding off.

Mason was shot several times about the body, and he crashed his vehicle into a barrier near the lighthouse.

He succumbed to his injuries shortly afterwards.

Mason, police said, was known to them as a suspect in several criminal investigations when he was younger.

However, it was said that recently he appeared to have changed his life around and was running a restaurant in Carenage, and had not been directly linked to any criminal activities.

More on this as it becomes available.