Two people are dead and two others warded at hospital following what police believe was a drive-by shooting incident in D'abadie.
A 22-year-old D’Abadie man has appeared in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrates’ Court, charged with the murder of Maurice Clifford.
Shaquille Castle, aka ‘Shaquille Augustus’, of Red Hill, D’Abadie, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Marcia Ayers-Caesar, today.
Clifford, 42, was shot and killed close to his home at Red Hill, D’Abadie, on Sunday 30th October, 2016.
The matter has been postponed to April 19th, 2017 and transferred to the Arima Magistrates’ Court.
Cameron Williams, the 16-year-old of Ponderosa Crescent, D’Abadie, who was reported missing by his mother, Michelle Lambert, on Thursday 2nd March, 2017, has been found.
A statement by the Police Service thanks the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return.
The statement does not go into further information.
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Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating Cameron Williams.
16-year-old Cameron was reported missing to the Maloney Police Station on Thursday 2nd March, 2017, by his mother, Michelle Lambert.
He was last seen by his mother on Wednesday 1st March, 2017, leaving his home at Ponderosa Crescent, D’Abadie, to go to Arima to get a haircut.
Cameron is of African descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a brown complexion and a tattoo on his left arm. He was last seen wearing a dark coloured t-shirt and a pair of blue jeans.
Police believe a father, his firstborn child and the father’s employee were killed at Reid Lane, D’Abadie, on Tuesday night, because they failed to attend a funeral or show any support to grieving relatives of three people killed in the community two weeks ago.
According to police, the shooting deaths of Leon and Shivon Sobers and Joel Alexander were linked to the murders of Frank Joseph, his son Kevin Plaza and Plaza’s best friend Ricardo Singh on November 5.
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Just hours after five men were shot in D'Ababie, two of whom died, CCTV video of the shooting has begun circulating online.
The graphic black and white video shows the assailant approaching the men as they completed what appeared to be the patching of a road.
The man got off his bicycle, fired several shots at the men, including one at close range.
The shooter then rides off on the bicycle.
Two people have been shot dead and three others are injured as a man on a bicycle opened fire on them at Reid Lane, D'abadie.
The deceased have been identified as Leon Sobers and Joel Alexander.
According to reports, 30-year-old Shavaughn Sober was shot through his eye and is believed to be braindead at the Arima hospital.
Christopher Dottin and Njisanne Charles were also shot but their injuries were not considered as life-threatening.
A 21-year-old man has become this country's latest murder victim.
According to police reports residents of Andrew Lane, D'abadie, reported hearing loud explosions this morning.
Upon investigation, they discovered the body of Nicholas May, lying in a pool of blood.
There is currently no motive for the killing.
A 47-year-old D'abadie woman is the country's fifth Zika victim.
The Ministry of Health issued this statement this evening:
"The Ministry of Health, following consultation with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) wishes to inform the public that one additional case of the Zika virus in Trinidad has been confirmed. This brings the total number of confirmed Zika cases in Trinidad to five. There are at this time, no confirmed cases in Tobago.