Sunday 19 May, 2019

Five killed overnight: La Horquetta man latest victim

Police were kept busy overnight, after several murders were recorded in Laventille, Santa Cruz, Tunapuna and La Horquetta.

In the latest incident, a 36-year-old man was shot and killed in La Horquetta.

He has been identified as Patrick Aaron of Sylvia Hunte Avenue, La Horquetta.

According to reports, around 1:15 am on Monday, first responders proceeded to Sylvia Hunte Avenue, after receiving a report of a shooting incident.

Upon arrival, they observed a gathering of persons along a track.

There, they observed the body of the victim along the track gunshot wounds to his chest and right leg.

The man’s common law wife told police Aaron left home around 12:30 am to go a nearby parlour to buy cigarettes.

Shortly thereafter she heard explosions and upon checking found him dead.

A DMO visited the scene and ordered the removal of the deceased pending a post-mortem examination.

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