Man killed on ‘Rifle Hill’ in Belmont

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Man killed on ‘Rifle Hill’ in Belmont

AN early morning shooting in Belmont has claimed the life of one man.

Police said Jabari Rodriguez, 23, was at Serraneau Road, in an area known as Rifle Hill around 3.30 am when gunmen stormed the house and shot him as he lay on his bed. The suspects then escaped.

Neighbours heard the gunshots and on checking saw Rodriguez bleeding from gunshot wounds.

Police from the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF), the Port of Spain Task Force and the Belmont police station visited the scene with a district medical officer who declared Rodriguez dead.

Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region I are continuing enquiries.