Another murder was recorded in Arima on Thursday night.
According to a police report, at about 8.30 pm, 43-year-old Julien Caleb was standing at the corner of Eastern Main Road and Kingdom Avenue when a gunman walked up to him and shot him dead.
Julien Caleb was the third resident from Malabar to be killed in the last 12 days.
Police said Caleb lived at Richard Street in Malabar and was a barber.
Former National Security Minister, Jack Warner, says it is time that Government officially activates a State of Emergency (SoE), to deal with the crime crisis in the country.
Mr Warner was reacting to news of the most recent incidents of gang violence in the capital city, Port of Spain.
He believes the authorities here need to take a page out of the Jamaica playbook with targeted SoEs in hotspot areas, in order to get a handle on gang violence.
Police foiled a robbery at a Chinese supermarket in San Fernando on Wednesday night resulting in the arrest of two suspects.
The men are from La Romaine and Morvant.
The family of Aaron 'Max' Broomes—one of the two men shot dead in Port-of-Spain on Wednesday—is today saying he was not involved in any criminal activities.
The 29-year-old father of two was shot dead with Kayode ‘Toes’ Donawa by gunmen just after 2 pm at Queen and Nelson Street. His family is questioning the gunmen's gain.
"They just causing people pain, that's all they doing," one relative said.
"They getting on like they don't have a family to," she continued.
One of the suspects involved in the kidnapping of two medical doctors yesterday has died at the San Fernando General Hospital, while another remains warded under police guard.
19-year-old Akeem Marine of Lady Hailes Avenue, San Fernando, succumbed to his injuries around 7:00 am today.
There are reports of another a triple murder in Arima…
According to reports, four persons were shot, with three of them succumbing to their injuries.
The fourth shooting victim remains warded at hospital.
The victims have been identified by their aliases only, thus far—Dimitry, Nyron and Jordan.
Reports are that the shooting incident occurred in the early hours of this morning at Demerara Road in Arima.
CNC3 NEWS understands that the assailants, allegedly dressed as police officers, walked into the area at 1 am, and gunfire erupted.
Three persons were shot and wounded by gunmen in downtown Port-of Spain this afternoon.
The search is on for the two shooters who may have been wounded in a subsequent exchange of gunfire with the police.
According to police reports, the incident unfolded around 2:25 pm today when gunmen in a car randomly opened fire on persons who were walking along Queen Street, Port-of-Spain.
The car with the gunmen then drove off.
A report was made to the police who responded and found three persons suffering from gunshot injuries.
A man, who was shot 12 times, near his home in Malabar over a week ago died on Tuesday at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope.
An autopsy conducted on the body of Kevin Parkinson, 28, on Wednesday at the Forensic Science Centre revealed that he died from internal and external haemorrhage consistent with gunshot wounds.