Police are searching for a motive following yesterday’s brazen murder at a car wash in Tunapuna.
Officers said Anil Basdeo, 45, was at the car wash when he was ambushed by a group of gunmen.
They all opened fire on him killing him at the scene.
The incident occurred at Streatham Lodge Road at about 8 am.
Hours before, on Wednesday evening, Andy Ragoobir, 30 from El Torro Road, Maracas, St Joseph was shot by masked gunmen.
He died on the way to the hospital.
Police said two months ago he was charged for possession of a firearm.
And officers are investigating a suspected homicide in Toco on Wednesday night where a 29-year-old man who was chopped and his wrist severed in the attack died.
Police reports indicated that at about 11.30 pm on Wednesday, a 36-year-old man of Basin Road, San Souci was at his home when two men entered his yard and began throwing stones and bottles at his house.
The man told police he climbed through a window armed with a cutlass and confronted the men and began chopping them about their bodies.
Ronnie Baptiste of 11 Paria Main Road, San Souci and the other a 22-year-old of Damarie Hill, Guaico, Sangre Grande were injured.
Baptiste was severely chopped, his left wrist severed and he had serious wounds to the abdomen, head, and chest.
The other man received a chop wound to the head. The homeowner also received a wound to the right forearm.
All three men were taken to the Toco Health Centre where they were treated. But Baptiste was transferred to the Sangre Grande Hospital for further medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival.
- by Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant