Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Lockdown on the PBR*

Traffic diverted after shooting

armed patrol: Residents of Beetham Gardens walk past heavily armed police officers yesterday during a ‘lockdown’ in the area following a shooting incident. —Photo: CURTIS CHASE

A shooting incident yesterday afternoon involving police officers resulted in the “lockdown” of a portion of the Priority Bus Route (PBR).  This lockdown, which took place in the vicinity of Pashley Street, Laventille, resulted in police officers diverting traffic from the PBR to Eastern Main Road and Churchill-Roosevelt Highway to facilitate police investigators as well as crime scene officials as they inspected the cordoned-off area.

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