Random shootings and acts of violence in Enterprise have once again sparked fear among residents who had been under siege from warring gangs in the district last year.
The latest incident took place shortly before midnight on Monday after a 37-year-old man, whose name was not disclosed, was shot several times.
The night before, a 27-year-old man was shot in a drive-by shooting. He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. He was identified as Jesse Jeremiah, a one-legged man, who used crutches to move around.
That incident occurred at Phyllis Lane.
A quantity of ammunition was discovered by officers of the Central Division Operations Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, in the district, yesterday.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram, supervised by ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, was conducted between 8 am and 1 pm on Monday 2nd April, 2018.
Acting on information, officers proceeded to an abandoned concrete structure at Circular Drive, Enterprise, where they found a black plastic bag containing 13 rounds of 5.56 ammunition.
No one was arrested in connection with the find.
A 35-year-old man is dead and his girlfriend at hospital nursing gunshot wounds after an incident in Chaguanas on Wednesday night.
According to police reports, Avinash Boodoo was walking with his girlfriend in the vicinity of Bynoe Trace, Enterprise when he was shot multiple times.
The incident occurred at about 11.40 pm.
Both victims were taken to hospital where Boodoo was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The companion is said to be in stable condition
One man was arrested and a pistol and quantities of ammunition and cocaine seized by officers of the Central Division Operations Unit, during an anti-crime exercise in the Enterprise district, yesterday.
Officers, under the supervision of Sgt. Gerard John, were on mobile patrol along Enterprise Street, Enterprise, around 1:30 am, on Sunday, when they observed a man standing along the street, acting in a suspicious manner.
Police are on the scene of a murder in enterprise Chaguanas.
Reports are still sketchy but CNC3 news understands that just after 8 am residents of Amow Street reported hearing loud explosions.
Upon investigations, they discovered the body of a man lying in a pool of blood.
Seven persons with suspected affiliation to organised crime in the Enterprise, Chaguanas area, were arrested for possession of marijuana by officers of the Central Division Special Crime Unit during an anti-crime exercise yesterday, police said in a statement.
Avinash Seepersad, alias Krysis has been arrested following an altercation with police on Wednesday.
CNC3 news understands that Chaguanas police were conducting a routine patrol in Mano Junction around at 2:30 pm when officers say they noticed a man identified as Seepersad, an alleged member of the unruly isis gang acting suspiciously.
Officers stopped the Enterprise resident and searched him. Police are claiming that the man then proceeded to hurl insults. A team of officers moved to arrest Seepersad, who also goes by the Islamic name Abdul Wakeel.