Two students shot dead in Laventille

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 20:00

Two students of the Success Laventille School have been shot dead.

The murdered teens have been identified as Denilson "Deeni" Smith of Mulrain Trace, Picton and Mark Richards of Sogren Trace.

Reports are at around 3:10 this afternoon four male students were heading North along Picton Road, Laventille when the vehicle in which they were travelling was stopped by four men armed with firearms.

The boys were then called to exit the vehicle and two of them were shot and killed. Some reports say they attempted to run but were pursued and killed.

The other two students fled the scene.