Thursday, February 22, 2018

More murders overnight: Two more die


A MAN was shot dead, and two others injured after gunmen opened fire at a liming spot in Diego Martin last night.

Shaquille Nichols, 22, of Green Hill, Diego Martin, was shot multiple times and died at the scene.

Two other men sustained gunshot injuries and are warded at hospital.

One of the injured is the son of a police sargeant, officers said.

The shooting happed at around 7 p.m. at liming spot called “The Rat Hole” at Quarry Street.

Two men armed with guns opened fire at a group of limers, then ran off.

A 21 year old pregnant woman who fell while trying to run away from the gunfire was also injured.

She was said to have sustained an injury to her ankle.

They were taken to hospital where Nichols was pronounced dead. 

Killing in Arima

And in Arima, a 30 year old man was shot dead.

Residents at Righteous Lane, Pinto Road, heard several explosions at around 11 p.m.

Police officers were contacted, and officers found the body of Derrick Lumpress on the street.

Autopsies are expected to be performed at the Forensic Sciences Centre today.