Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Ex-Coast Guard officer, teenager gunned down

A FORMER Coast Guard officer was gunned down in Petit Valley on Tuesday. 

Jamal Joseph was killed at Simeon Road.

 Joseph was sitting in his vehicle when he was attacked. 

He died at the scene. 

Police said Joseph was discharged from Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard Service for alleged involvement in illegal activities. 

And at around 9.30 p.m. gunshots rang out at Quarry Road, Diego Martin. 

Reports are that one person was killed and another wounded. 

The deceased is 18-year-old Jerome Ottley, of Edward Street, Diego Martin.

At around 9.15 p.m. Ottley was liming at a house when a white Nissan Tiida stopped in front of the house and two occupants of the vehicle opened fire.

Ottley succumbed to gunshot injuries at the scene. 

Atiba Quamina was taken to hospital and warded. 

The killings took the homicide toll for the year to 34.