ONE man was gunned down yesterday afternoon in Laventille. The deceased was identified as Jmarie Villarel.
Villarel was also known as “Pokey from Trou Macaque”, police said.
According to reports, residents of the area heard gunshots around 4.45 p.m. and notified the police.
Officers from the Inter Agency Task Force responded and found the man’s bullet-riddled body at the side of the roadway.
The officers called for back-up and officials from the Port of Spain Division and the Homicide Bureau visited the scene.
This incident has pushed the murder toll up to 502.