Safety guard gunned down


Trinidad: Murder No. 9 — Security guard gunned down

From Trinidad Express

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — A COUVA guy was shot dead, and two others injured in Couva on Tuesday night.

The deceased was known as Anton Alleyne, 23, known as “Young Salick”, a security guard, of Powdharrie Road, Preysal.

Tarick King, 24, along with Akira Charles, 21, both of June Street, Couva, also sustained gunshot wounds.

At around 8.10 p.m. Alleyne, both Charles and King and other men were standing around the Street at Lisas Boulevard, Couva, in the Area of Sabelles Lunch and Breakfast outlet when a Nissan Tiida pulled alongside them.

Three men emerged out of the car and opened fire.

The shooters retuned into the car and sped away.

Alleyne died at the scene. Charles and King were taken into hospital.

Officers of this Couva CID and Homicide Region III responded.

Police suspect the killings were gang-related.

The killing took the homicide toll to eight, according to a Express tally.

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