UPDATE: Man murdered in Piarco identified

UPDATE: Man murdered in Piarco identified

One of the men who were shot in Oropune Gardens on Monday night has been identified as Jarobi “Mouse” Balfour.

Reports indicate that around 8:50pm, Balfour and another man were at Oropune Gardens, Piarco when two men approached the victims and fired several shots.

Balfour, 26, died at the scene.

The second victim, a 30-year old man Christopher Ragoonanan suffered injuries to his left lower leg.

He was taken to the Arima hospital to be treated for his injuries.

In another incident, the body of an unidentified man was discovered  in the vicinity of Building 7 in Maloney on Tuesday.

Police say around 6:00am officers received an anonymous call informing them of a body slumped on the western side of Building 17, Maloney Gardens.

When they responded, they found the body of a man with gunshot wounds to his head and right abdomen.

The body was viewed by a district medical officer who ordered its removal.

An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death.

Investigations are continuing.

 

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