Sunday 16 June, 2019

Man shot dead in Laventille

A 26-year-old man was killed in Laventille on Sunday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Tafari Eilatan Wilson, of Mc Allister Street, Laventille.

According to police reports, around 3.30 pm Sunday, Wilson was in the company of a 20-year-old friend at Building 4, Trou Macaque Road, Laventille, when they were approached by an armed assailant.

The man shot Wilson in full view of several people before fleeing the scene.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital.

However, within the hour, Wilson, unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries.

The scene was visited by officers from the Besson Street Police Station, the Inter-Agency Task  Force, and the Homicide Bureau.

Spent shells were recovered on site.

More on this as it becomes available.

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