Saturday 7 December, 2019

Three killed in drive-by shooting in Port of Spain

Three people have been shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Port of Spain.

The victims have been identified as Javon Assing, Israel Cox and Aria Haynes.

Another man, identified as Akeem Grant remains warded in a critical condition.

According to reports, the four victims were standing on the corner of Queen and Nelson Streets around 6:46 pm on Saturday when a vehicle pulled up.

The front seat passenger opened fire on the group, before fleeing the scene.

They were taken to hospital were Assing and Haynes succumbed to their injuries that night.

Police say Cox died at hospital on Sunday while Grant remains warded.

Investigations are continuing into the incident.

Meanwhile, a man was shot and killed in Carenage on Saturday.

He was standing along the Western Main Road, Carenage when he was gunned down.

The victim died at the scene.

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