Maloney shooting victim dies

A man who was shot in Maloney on Wednesday morning has died.

The shooting incident occurred at about 6.30 am on Wednesday.

According to police reports, 43-year-old Hardy Abdul Mohammed was approached by a gunman and shot multiple times, moments after he left Building 20.

Mohammed was taken to the Arima District Hospital where he was treated and warded. He had been in a serious condition until he succumbed to his injuries on Thursday.

Police said they are "very familiar" with Mohammed, who was also known as Shervon Ransom. He was said to be in his early 40s.

Man shot and wounded in Maloney

A man, who had just left his Maloney apartment for work, was shot and wounded on Wednesday morning.

According to a police report, at about 6.30 am, Hardy Abdul Mohammed, had just walked out of Building 20 when a gunman approached him and shot him several times.

Mohammed was taken to the Arima District Hospital where he was treated, warded and is said to be in a serious condition.

Police said they are "very familiar" with Mohammed, who is also known as Shervon Ransom, and is said to be in his early 40s.



Maloney girl still hospitalised

The 11-year-old girl who fell from a Maloney apartment building yesterday remains in hospital.

Rihanna Reid, who fell four storeys is said to be sedated at the Pediatric Unit of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

At the time of her fall, there was speculation that she had died, but it is believed that two awnings broke the child's fall. 

In addition to being sedated, the child is also said to have suffered broken bones and other injuries.

Her condition is being monitored by hospital officials.


Murder in Maloney

A man has been shot and killed in Maloney.

Shortly after 9 pm on Thursday, a man identified as Keston, also known as "Word", was at Building 14 in Maloney, when a gunman approached him and opened fire.

The police were called in and upon arrival discovered the man lying in a pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the victim was known to them.

Investigations are ongoing.


Maloney man to appear in court for gun, ammunition possession

A Maloney man will appear before an Arima Magistrate on Tuesday 6th June, 2017, for possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Shaquille Charles, 21, was held during an anti-crime exercise, which took place in the Maloney District from of 12 pm on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 to 12 am on Sunday 4th June, 2017, a police statement said.

Acting on information received, officers of the Maloney Police Station arrested and charged Charles of Building 5, Maloney Gardens, for possession of one black Colt .45 pistol and seven rounds of .45 ammunition.

Murder in Maloney

A man has been shot dead in the carpark of Building 9, Maloney.

Residents reported hearing several loud explosions around 8:45 am.

When they investigated, they saw the body of a man clad in a jersey and a cream-coloured short pants lying in a pool of blood.

The police were immediately notified. 

The identity of the man was not immediately available.


Soldier among three shot in Maloney

A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force is among three persons shot in Maloney last night.

He has been identified as Ian Carter, a soldier attached to the Cumuto Base.

He was in the company of a group of men when he was shot.

Reports indicate that just after 9 pm two armed men walked up to Carter and his friends and attempted to rob them.

An altercation occurred and Carter was shot 5 times.

Two other men were also shot in the fracas.

Carter was rushed to hospital and is currently listed as stable.

52 held by police in La Horquetta, Maloney operations

Police officers with support from Defence Force personnel are maintaining the sustained anti-crime effort in parts of the Northern Division, with another major joint anti-crime operation, targeting persons in the La Horquetta and Maloney communities.

One hundred and fifteen (115) officers were involved in the exercise which began yesterday, Thursday 24th November, 2016, at 6:00am and concluded at 3:00am today, Friday 25th November, 2016.