Man dies days after shot in city
A LAVENTILLE man, who was shot at Observatory Street, east Port of Spain on Monday afternoon, succumbed to his injuries yesterday at Port of Spain General Hospital.
Police said that around 2 p.m. on Monday, the victim, 27-year-old Clevon Purmell, of Picton Road, Laventille, was standing at Observatory Street where he was approached by a man who shot him several times about the body.
Purmell was taken to hospital where he was treated and placed on a ward in critical condition.
He died yesterday afternoon.
Homicide Bureau officers are continuing investigations.