An Arima man was beaten and left for dead near the Aripo River, after a gunman pounced on him and a woman as they sat in a vehicle on Saturday.
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Four men killed across country
Four men were murdered in separate shootings across the country between Monday night and yesterday afternoon.
The first incident took place at Mt D'or Road, Mt D'or, around 8 pm on Monday night.
Residents contacted police after they heard of volley of gunshots in the community and found Kwame Carr's bullet-riddled body lying next to tree moments after. Carr was shot in his head, chest and feet and police believe he was attacked by two gunmen as they recovered both 9 mm and .38 calibre spent shells at the scene.
At around 4 am yesterday, police were called to the scene of another shooting in Laventille. Residents of Upper Wharton Street, Laventille, heard a gunshots and later found the victim lying at the side of the road. The victim had not been identified up to late yesterday.
The last shooting took place around 2 pm yesterday, when Akim "Simple" Parkinson was murdered by three gunmen in Cocorite.
According to reports, Parkinson was walking along a track near his Waterhole Road, Cocorite home when he was ambushed by the gunmen.
They shot him several times and ran away. Parkinson was taken to the St James Medical Facility but died while receiving treatment.
Homicide detectives are also probing the murder of 25-year-old football referee kyle Carabon, whose body was found near the Tableland High School yesterday.
Police said Carabon, of Guayaguayare, was shot to death and his body left near the school. Residents found the body on the roadside and contacted the Tableland Police Station. He was identified by his ID card found in his wallet.
No one had been arrested in connection with the murders up to late yesterday.
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