A man was gunned down in a shooting incident in Carenage on Tuesday morning.
The victim is Joshua James, who also goes by the alias “Sausage”.
According to a police report, at about 8.15 am, James was shot while walking along Scorpion Alley.
He was taken to the St James Infirmary where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Investigations are ongoing.
Story by RHONDOR DOWLAT-ROSTANT
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) continues its crackdown on illegal arms and ammunition, with multiple anti-crime exercises across the country.
Illegal weapon hidden in drain in St James
A firearm with ammunition and magazine, along with a bullet proof vest were found and seized by police officers during an anti-crime exercise on Tuesday night in St James.
Police said the Cavim shotgun, the pistol magazine, eight rounds of 7.62 ammunition and the bullet proof vest were found hidden in a drain at Aboud Circular and Dundonald Hill
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM)—in collaboration with UNESCO/IOC-CTIC and the Diego Martin Regional Corporation—will conduct a Community Tsunami Drill between School Street and Abbe Poujade Street, Carenage, this week.
The drill is scheduled to run from 10:00 am to Noon, on Wednesday 5th February 2020, and will also include officials from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service (TTFS).
A 27-year-old man has been shot dead in Carenage, taking the murder toll to 223 for the year.
The deceased has been identified as David "Mango" Roberts.
According to a police report, Roberts was standing along Haig Street shortly after 5 am Friday when he was shot several times by gunmen.
He died on the scene.
Speaking with the Guardian Media Friday, concerned residents said the gang warfare in the area continues and have again called for increased police patrols in the area.
A Carenage man who was shot and injured three weeks ago during a police-involved shooting in Big Yard, Carenage, was granted bail yesterday, as the police once again failed to properly present their evidence in the matter.
This allowed one of the men, Dequan Dyall, 21, to be granted bail with a surety or a cash alternative of $40,000 after the matter was heard for the second time in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ 4b Court before Magistrate Sarah De Silva.
While residents of Big Yard, Carenage, claim they are being targeted by the police, the nearby community of L’anse Mitan is calling for higher visibility of law enforcement officers due to an ongoing war between opposing gangs who have been unleashing a reign of terror on law-abiding citizens.
The call for a greater police presence was made by L’anse Mitan residents yesterday, four days after Keron Eve, 30, Kareem Roberts, 27, and Naomi Nelson, 14, were allegedly shot dead in a police-related shooting.