Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man killed in drive-by shooting in Laventille

One man is dead following a drive-by shooting in Laventille on Sunday night.

The deceased has been identified as Quincy Samuel, of Success Village, Laventille.

LoopTT was told that on Sunday evening, the victim was liming with a group of friends along the roadway near “Rock City” off Erica Street, Laventille.

At around 6:50 pm a black Nissan X-Trail motor vehicle drove past the area.

Several shots were heard, and the vehicle was seen speeding away.

In the aftermath, it was discovered that Samuel had been shot several times.

The police and emergency health services were notified and the wounded man was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital.

He was pronounced dead on arrival.

The X-trail, LoopTT was told, was found abandoned by officers of the Port of Spain Task Force along Wharton Street, Laventille.

It has since been seized and is expected to be dusted for fingerprints to identify the assailants.

Crime scene investigators also visited the scene and recovered several spent shells on location.

Investigations are continuing.



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