Shooting in Mt Pleasant, Tobago – woman killed

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Shooting in Mt Pleasant, Tobago – woman killed

A woman is dead following a shooting on the sister isle of Tobago last night.

The deceased has been identified as 45-year-old Desiree Lawrence of Valsayn.

Around 9:30pm, a group of friends were liming at a birthday party in the yard of a house along Robert Street in Mt Pleasant, when three men, reportedly all armed with rifles approached.

The suspects then suddenly opened fire on the group, hitting three people including Lawrence.

A 34-year-old man, also from Valsayn and a 38-year-old from Mt Pleasant were shot and wounded.

The suspects then fled the scene.

Lawrence and the other victims were taken to the Scarborough General Hospital, however, she succumbed to her injuries, while the other two remain in serious condition.

This story was updated…