Man slain, 4 hurt in Morvant drive-by shooting

Mur­ders con­tin­ued on Sun­day night fol­low­ing a dri­ve-by shoot­ing in Mor­vant.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, at about 10.30 pm five men who were lim­ing at Nine Storeys, Al­mond Dri­ve, when a ve­hi­cle drove by and its oc­cu­pants opened fire. The men were en­gaged in a game of domi­nos when they were at­tacked.

Po­lice said one of the men, iden­ti­fied on­ly as Hon­ore, died at the hos­pi­tal while the oth­ers were hit about their bod­ies.

Hon­ore died as he was re­ceiv­ing treat­ment at the Port-of-Spain Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal while the

oth­ers re­main ward­ed there in sta­ble con­di­tions.

This killing and those of three oth­ers, in­clud­ing two women and a man, in St Madeleine took the mur­der toll to 182.

- by Rhondor Dowlat

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