Five shot last night in Laventille

FIVE people, including a nine-year-old, were shot multiple times in Snake Valley, Laventille, last night.

None of the victims were killed but police said three of them, including the child, were up to late last night at Port of Spain General Hospital in a critical condition.

Investigators said the incident took place shortly before 8 p.m. However, the names of the victims and the circumstances under which the shootings took place were not immediately available.

Officers of the Port of Spain Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Besson Street Police Station and Crime Scene Investigatiors were processing the scene up to late last night.

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