Christopher Moore

Killed: Christopher Moore

MORUGA labourer Christopher Moore was having an argument with a man over a cellphone when he was gunned down on Saturday.

Moore, 29, was killed in front of his house at Perry Young Road, Indian Walk.

Around 3.40 p.m., Moore was at home with his mother when the gunman walked up to their house and called out to Moore.

The mother said she heard her son and the man having an argument about a cellphone.

Moments later she heard an explosion and the man ran off and escaped.

The mother ran outside and found her son in a pool of blood.

Moore died within minutes, police said.

Officers of Moruga Police Station and Princes Town CID responded and searched for the killer but no one was arrested.

Moore’s killing takes the murder toll for the year to date to 408.


Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has revamped the United National Congress (UNC) team, letting go ten current MPs and replacing them with new faces to contest the August 10 general election.

“Thank you very much and goodbye.”

This is essentially what outgoing D’Abadie/O’Meara MP Ancil Antoine was told by the People’s National Movement (PNM) leadership yesterday.

Antoine was summarily removed as the party’s candidate for the 2020 general election following his “insensitive and objectionable statements” at a campaign meeting on Saturday.

All police officers whose weapons were discharged during an incident that left three men dead in Morvant two Saturdays ago are to be placed on administrative duty.

The Express understands that this decision has been taken regarding “all” officers who would have fired their weapons during the encounter in which Morvant residents Noel Diamond, Israel Clinton and Joel Jacobs were killed.