Woman shot dead in Laventille drive by shooting

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Woman shot dead in Laventille drive by shooting

A 31-YEAR-OLD woman was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Trou Macaque on Friday afternoon.

Police said Latoya (Toya) Hughes of Pump Trace, Laventille, was about to get into her Kia Rio car along Trou Macaque Road near Hitler Trace in Laventille when a car pulled up and am unknown assailant fired several shots hitting the woman multiple times. The incident occurred at about 4.50 pm in daylight.

Onlookers reported to police that Hughes ran into a nearby compound where she collapsed and later died.

Members of the Inter-Agency Task Force who were in the area and were alerted to the shooting went to the scene where they found Hughes’ body.

Police are continuing Investigations