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Deadly police involved shooting in Beetham

A 39-year-old man from the Beetham was fatally shot by police on Wednesday night.

According to a police report, the man pointed a rifle at patrolling police officers.

The report stated that at about 10 pm, officers of the Inter Agency Task Force were on patrol near the Beetham Gardens Child Care Centre, when they saw a man standing there.

The officers approached the man to speak with him but instead of cooperating with the officers, he pulled out a rifle and pointed it at them.

The police subsequently opened fire, shooting him multiple times.

Man succumbs to gunshot wounds

A man who was shot over 12 times while at Samaroo Village in Arima on Sunday night, later died at the Arima District Hospital while undergoing treatment.

According to a police report, at about 7.39 pm on Sunday, Joel Franco  was standing on Church Street, Samaroo Village when a lone gunman approached the him and shot him several times about the body.

Franco was taken to the Arima Health Facility where he succumbed to his injuries at about 9.45 pm.

Police involved shooting in San Raphael

A bandit was shot dead by police officers during an alleged police-involved shooting at Brazil Village, San Raphael on Thursday night.

Police have launched a manhunt for the bandit’s three accomplices, who are believed to have been shot and wounded during last night’s incident.

It is alleged that four men, in a white Honda Civic, went to rob the Cross Quality Supermarket at about 8 pm on Thursday.

Police said when the officers responded to the report of the robbery and arrived on the scene, the men got into the vehicle and sped off.

Christmas Eve murder victim went to purchase a van

The 24-year-old man who was killed on Christmas Eve day in Port of Spain went to purchase a van as a Christmas gift.

It is believed that he was lured into a trap where he was robbed of $40,000 in cash and his cellphone.

According to a police report, at about 1.50 pm, Dharmadass Ramjit was found with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the ground between Buildings 27 and 29 on Duncan Street. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Ramjit lived at Jerningham Junction in Cunupia.