Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Police officer shot in Laventille

A Special Reserve Police officer was shot and injured in Laventille on Sunday night.

The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Andre Alexander of Mentor Alley, Laventille.

He is said to be attached to the North Eastern Division.

According to reports, Alexander of was liming in a lane off Mentor Alley with a group of persons around 8:35 p.m. when several explosions were heard.

Upon checking, Alexander felt a burning sensation to his right foot.

He was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital by a neighbour where he was treated.

Investigations are continuing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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