Police are investigating an attack that has left three persons dead in Arima. The incident occurred at around 1am on Thursday morning.

The victims have been identified as 24-year-old Nyron Samuel, 24-year-old Dimitri Cust, and 15-year-old Jordan Archibald, all of Demerara Road, Arima. The men were shot dead by two masked gunmen who broke into their home while they slept.

A fourth person, a 28-year-old man, was shot and wounded in the same incident and was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex for treatment where he is warded in a critical condition.