crime

A man was gunned down this 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 at about 4.45p.m. and notified the police.

Officers from the Inter Agency Task Force 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.

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