Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the body of a man who was shot dead in the Tunapuna market this morning.
The man was reportedly chased through the market and shot several times. Eyewitnesses say the victim slumped to the ground and died on the spot.
The suspect escaped however police are hunting for him and anyone with information is asked to call crime stoppers at 800-TIPS.
Eighty year old Sonia Laloo has died.
The woman, who was accidentally shot in the head by a bullet from a police officer’s gun on Monday night, died at the San Fernando General Hospital last night.
News Power Now understands that doctors had been preparing Ms. Lalloo for surgery to remove the bullet that had been lodged in her head when she passed away.
The officer whose firearm accidentally went off when he fell during pursuit of an alleged gang member, is said to have given a statement and inquiries into the incident are continuing.