Two more murders

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 07:30

Two murders have been recorded in separate incidents overnight.

The latest killing occurred around 11 pm at block 22, Laventille. 

Police reports indicate 25-year-old Jabari Johnson of Duncan Street, Port of Spain was shot multiple times. On hearing the loud explosions the police were contacted and discovered the man's body lying in a pool of blood. Johnson was taken to the Port of Spain general hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, Tunapuna police are probing the murder of a 36- year-old man. 

Reports say around 8:30 last evening, Ruel Samuel also known as 'Redoe' was washing his car at Taylor Street, El Dorado close to his home, when he was shot multiple times by a gunman who then fled. 

Police say Samuel who was a ph taxi driver did not have a criminal record and was not known to them. 

They do not yet have a concrete motive for his murder. Homicide officers are probing both murders.