A woman was shot and killed during protest action in Port-of-Spain, earlier today. Ornella Greaves died at hospital. She was reportedly one of three persons who were shot at around 10am, in the Beetham Gardens area.

Reports indicate that Ms. Greaves was among a group of outraged protesters when gunshots rang out. Police officers had been attempting to quell demonstrations, at the time of the incident. After the gunshots were heard, the woman was observed on the ground, unresponsive. She was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Ms. Greaves was said to have been pregnant with her sixth child.

Police are investigating the incident.