Driver killed in downtown robbery

Date: 
Friday, December 23, 2016 - 10:15

Police are investigating a murder which took place in East Port-of-Spain around 10 am today.

According to reports, an unidentified man was driving west along Queen Street, between George and Charlotte Street when he was shot and killed.

Early reports are that the man was driving in his vehicle along Queen Street when he was approached by a group of men, who attempted to rob him.

The man was said to have struggled with the men and was able to drive away.

However, while in traffic further along Queen Street, he was again approached and this time one of the men shot him, before robbing him.

Police have received several recent reports of citizens being robbed while in traffic in the capital city.

SOURCE: Jensen La Vende TT Guardian