Thursday 29 October, 2020

Man, 34, killed in Arima

A man has been shot and killed in Arima.

He has been identified as 34-year-old Aaron Castillo of Clovis Street, Arima.

Police said he was a known drug and robbery offender.

According to reports, around 10.45 pm on Monday officers responded to a report of a shooting at Clovis Street, Arima.

On arrival, they found Castillo's body.

He was shot multiple times.

Further enquiries revealed that around 10.30 pm, Castillo was walking along Clovis Street when he was approached by a man with a plastic bag over his head.

Several explosions were heard, and the man was then seen running away from the scene.

Castillo was found suffering from several gunshot wounds.

A district medical officer visited the scene and made a pronouncement.

An autopsy has been ordered.

Investigations are ongoing. 

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