crime

There were murders in Malabar and Maloney overnight.

The deceased have been identified as 30-year-old David Doonie, and 33-year-old Atiba Lewis.

Doonie, of Mulligan Drive, La Horquetta, was killed a home invasion at a female friend’s home along Cocorite Road, Malabar.

Police said at about 3.15a.m. Doonie was asleep in the bedroom of the home when two masked men forced their way into the premises, shouting ‘police!’.

Doonie was shot multiple times and died at the scene.

His female companion was unhurt.

Police have no motive for the killing.

Lewis was shot dead in the carpark outside of Building 16, Maloney Gardens, at about 10.45p.m. on Wednesday.

Residents of the area heard gunshots and notified the police.

Lewis was rushed to the Arima District Hospital where he died.

Police said that Lewis , also known as “Broadway” was known to them for several offences, having been arrested in June for possession of a gun.

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