2 DEAD, 1 CRITICAL DURING BRAZEN HIGHWAY SHOOTING IN TAROUBA, SAN FERNANDO, AFTER “STINK AND DUTTY” FETE:

[6:30 PM, 6/21/2022] Akile: • BULLETS RAINED ON A TOYOTA COROLLA MOTOR CAR ALONG THE NORTH-BOUND LANE OF THE SIR SOLOMON HOCHOY HIGHWAY ON MONDAY 20TH JUNE, 2022, WHICH LEFT TWO (2) MEN DEAD AND ANOTHER CRITICALLY WOUNDED AT HOSPITAL

• THE SHOOTING HAPPENED JUST OPPOSITE THE BRIAN LARA STADIUM WHERE THE “STINK AND DUTTY” FETE HAD TAKEN PLACE OVERNIGHT.
• THE DECEASED HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 27-YEAR-OLD ENRIQUE GILL AKA SPONGE BOB OF CARAPICHAIMA AND NELSON ST. PORT OF SPAIN AND ENRIQUE DUNCAN. SPONGEBOB DIED IN THE DRIVER’S SEAT OF THE VEHICLE WHILE DUNCAN DIED ON THE GRASS AS HE TRIED TO FLEE THE VEHICLE AFTER IT CRASHED OFF THE HIGHWAY.

• A THIRD VICTIM, IDENTIFIED AS 27-YEAR-OLD TEVIN MITCHELL OF LONDON STREET, LONGDENVILLE, CHAGUANAS. HE REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AT THE HOSPITAL AFTER HE WAS SHOT IN THE NECK.

• THE SHOOTING HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 11AM, WHEN THE OCCUPANTS OF A BLACK TOYOTA COROLLA MOTOR CAR REGISTRATION PDX 7303 ALONG THE NORTH BOUND LANE OF THE SIR SOLOMON HOCHOY HIGHWAY OPPOSITE THE BRIAN LARA STADIUM.
• THE KILLERS, ARMED WITH 9MM AND 40 CAL PISTOLS, AMBUSHED THE VICTIMS AND OPENED FIRE ON THE VEHICLE THEY WERE INSIDE. IN AN ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE, SPONGEBOB DROVE OFF BUT THEY WERE PURSUED AND SHOT AT.

• THE CAR COLLIDED WITH A RAILING AT THE SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY, RIPPING OFF THE FRONT PASSENGER DOOR, SOME 800 METERS FROM WHERE THE SHOOTING BEGAN.
• SPONGEBOB EVENTUALLY CRASHED THE VEHICLE SOME 200 METERS AWAY WHERE HE AND THE FRONT SEAT PASSENGER, WHO TRIED TO FLEE THE CAR, DIED.

• IT TOOK CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS APPROXIMATELY 6 HOURS TO PROCESS THE ENTIRE SCENE AS PARTS OF THE HIGHWAY WERE BLOCKED OFF TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC.
• SEVENTEEN (17) SPENT SHELLS INCLUSIVE OF 40 CALIBRE & 9MM WERE RECOVERED AT THE SCENE. ACTING SGT. SUNIL RAMOUTAR OF THE REGION II HOMICIDE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS IS PROBING THE INCIDENT.

[6:31 PM, 6/21/2022] Akile: MEANWHILE, ACTING COMMISSIONER OF POLICE MC DONALD JACOB, WHO ALSO VISITED THE SCENE OF THE DOUBLE MURDER DESCRIBED THE INCIDENT AS GANG RELATED BUT ADDED THAT THE POLICE WERE WORKING ON SEVERAL LEADS IN RELATION TO THE INCIDENT.

• JACOB, WHO SPOKE WITH MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA, ADDED THAT THE KILLINGS OF TWO OTHER MEN AT A HOUSE IN MALABAR, ARIMA, EARLY YESTERDAY, WERE ALSO LINKED TO GANG ACTIVITY.

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