Friday 19 October, 2018

Update: Security guard gunned down near TGI Fridays in POS

Up to 11pm on Wednesday night, police were on the scene of a homicide in Port of Spain, where a security guard was shot dead near TGI Fridays. 

Initial reports identified the victim as 41-year-old Paul Rajcoomar from Belmont.

He is said to be a father of four.

According to initial reports, Rajcoomar, who is attached to Shield Security Services Limited, was fatally shot at about 8 pm tonight near Albion Plaza along Victoria Avenue, Woodbrook.

He was said to have been in the area when he was approached by unknown assailants.

The 41-year-old was shot multiple times about his body.

The assailants then fled the scene.

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.

A team of officers from the Port of Spain Division and the Homicide Bureau, under the supervision of Snr Sup Basdeo, Snr Sup Persad, ASP Parriman, Inspector Deonarine, and Cpl Chinpire, among several others, are currently on location.

Upper Victoria Avenue, LoopTT was told, was blocked off to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic as crime scene investigators searched the immediate vicinity of the shooting for spent shells and other items of evidence. 



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