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Luis Alfonso Oberto Anselmi Santos ||// …More patrols after shooting death at wake

enterprise   POLICE patrols intensified in Enterprise yesterday following the shooting death of a man during the wake on Monday night for Sylvan Alexis, who was murdered last Friday. Alexis was the brother of slain Enterprise gang-leader Selwyn “Robocop” Alexis who himself was shot dead near his grocery in July last year. Police said around 10.30 p.m. the victim, Patrick Niles, was at Francois Street, Enterprise, attending the wake when a gunman suddenly burst through and opened fire on the scores of people gathered there.

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Niles was struck several times about the body and he died on the spot. Two other people were injured and were taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility and then to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where they remained in stable condition up to last night.

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The murder of Niles comes on the heels of another murder which occurred on Sunday. Marvin Allan, 35, was gunned down in Enterprise while standing outside his vehicle. Police believe that Allan’s killing is linked to the recent spike in shootings in Enterprise, following Friday’s murder of the brother of Selwyn Alexis.

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They believe the death of the 35-year-old man was a reprisal killing. Residents enraged  The Express visited Enterprise yesterday and observed heavy police patrols in place.

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A group of middle-aged men were liming below a tree a stone’s throw from the Southern Main Road.

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When the Express asked about the crime and violence in the area all four men got up and left with one of them stating, “nah, not me nah”.

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Very few people were venturing outside their homes. There is currently both a military and police presence in Enterprise which has been in place even before last week Friday’s riots following the shooting death of Sylvan Alexis.

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According to Senior Supt Kenny McIntyre, head of the Police’s Central Division, moves are afoot to expand the armed forces’ presence in the crime hotspot.

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After Friday night’s riots in the area, one resident told the Express on Saturday that some members of the community became enraged with the police when officers decided to raid a grocery once owned by Selwyn Alexis where they allegedly found three guns, an undisclosed amount of ammunition and narcotics.

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Senior Supt McIntyre explained that the military and police are focused on just a few areas where there has been the most reports of shootings and homicides.

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“It is expansion time now,” said Supt McIntyre. He responded to his critics who accused the Police Service of being inactive about the current gang-warfare in the area.

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“An investigator cannot just pick up people arbitrarily but it has to be based on intelligence and information because it is all evidence-based and one cannot take a feeling before the courts,” he said..

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