Thursday 24 September, 2020

Update: Pinto Road man murdered

A 42-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Arima on Tuesday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Keron Medina, 42, from Pinto Road, Arima.

Around 2.45pm, residents of Sanstone Extension, Jacob Hill, heard several loud explosions and saw two men walking up to crashed white Nissan Frontier before more explosions were heard.

The men then got into a nearby vehicle and drove off, Loop News was told.

Officers from the Northern Division, who were on patrol in Carapo, responded.

When they arrived, they found the van with the engine still running, collided with a wall on the side of the road.

Medina’s body was in the front seat of the car.

The officers cordoned off the area, and the vehicle was seized.

The body was viewed by a district medical officer, and ordered removed from the scene.

An autopsy is carded to take place today.

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