The trinidad Guardian / Five men were shot in separate incidents in Moruga and San Fernando on Sunday night.

Police said Lorenzo Rostant, 22, Kevin Morgan 22, Jonathon Alphious 22 and Matthew Toussaint, 20 were near Rampersad’s Bar in Basseterre when gunshots rang out.

Patrons scampered for safety and later found the four men with gunshot injuries to their hands and legs. They were taken to the Princes Town District Health Facility where they were treated then transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital (SFGH) where they remained warded in stable condition yesterday.

Investigators said they have not been able to get information about the incident as no one reported seeing anything.

Meanwhile, two men are in police custody following a drive-by shooting along Mount Moriah Road, San Fernando. Up to yesterday, the victim’s name was not revealed, but police said he is warded at hospital.

At around 5 pm, the victim was walking near his home when the vehicle passed and an occupant opened fire. Police on patrol spotted the suspects and held them after they crashed while attempting to escape. Three guns were recovered, including two loaded, high-powered automatic rifles, were recovered.

Man killed while holding baby

A man who ignored a feeling of “bad vibes” and went to visit the mother of his children was shot dead on Sunday at Maracas, St Joseph.

Anthony Douglas was holding his one-month-old child when he was shot. The child was not hurt, police said.

The 31-year-old farmer planted chive and thyme. Police said the killing took place around 5.55 pm and had no motive for the killing.

In a separate killing which took place in Petit Valley on Saturday, police identified the victim as Nigel Rudder. Police reported that Rudder’s body was found around 6 am by residents of Eagle Drive, Simeon Road, Petit Valley. Rudder, 31, died from a single gunshot wound to the back of the head.


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