Reports of a shooting at a wake in St. Mary’s Moruga, that has left a soldier of the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force, dead. The soldier has been identified only as Corporal Gay.
Reports reaching Power 102.1FM indicate that the dead soldier was undercover and in the company of another soldier, and they had gone to the wake to conduct surveillance based on reports of illegal activities being conducted in the area. Sources say the murdered officer was identified by the attackers and subsequently shot five times. The other soldier managed to shoot the two suspects however he too was shot during the attack.
We understand that two other civilians were shot as well. We’ll bring you additional details on this situation as information comes to hand.