Supermarket worker Shawn Mohammed was shot dead by a man who stormed the family home on Friday night.

The grocery packer of Burial Ground, St Julien Village Princes Town died at hospital.

Mohammed, 33, was with his Venezuelan wife in a bed room at their home when they were alerted by the barking of their dogs. Mohammed went to make a check and a man entered the house and began shooting.

Mohammed was found lying on the corridor with gunshot wounds to his head and back.

The police and medical services were contacted. Mohammed died while undergoing treatment at the Princes Town District Health Facility.

Constable Valdez is investigating.


THE delivery of education during the period of school closure has been fraught with challenges and teaching cannot simply resume as normal when schools reopen in September.

From the lack of accountability of teachers to the lack of access to the Internet and devices for many pupils, the process has simply not been effective.

More citizens are expressing disappointment at not receiving the promised salary grant.

Housekeeping employees of The Villas at Stonehaven at Black Rock, Tobago— Rackel Ayres and Sheldon Greene — told the Express they continue to be “disappointed” since they have not yet received the $1,500 salary relief grant to assist with their expenses during Covid-19.

MASSY Motors, the largest dealer of new cars in T&T, yesterday announced it has furloughed 68 employees, it will rotate an additional 35 members of staff one-day on and one-day off and ten executives will have their salaries cut by 20 per cent.

The expenditure-reduction measures, which will impact 113 employees in total, took effect from June 1 and are due for last three months, Massy Motors chairman, David O’Brien told the Express yesterday.

TWENTY-FOUR employees of Lifestyle Motors have been temporarily placed on furlough for a period of three months due to COVID-19 restrictions.

However, the company said the workers will gradually return to work in the coming weeks.