A female security guard has been shot dead on Belgrave Street Lavenitlle. This was confirmed by Acting Commissioner of Police McDonald Jacob who said there were three shooting incidents in East Port of Spain on Wednesday afternoon.  

CNC3 news understands that the security officer was on her way home from work however police could not confirm if she was shot by stray bullets. 

They are yet to confirm her identity. Residents from the area complained about hearing several loud explosions just after 4 pm.  

“Lawd rapid gunfire on my side,” one person wrote on social media. 

The other people were shot in the leg and hand, they were taken to hospital. Jacob said two of the shootings which happened at Belgrave Street were connected while the other which occurred happened else way. 

Reporter: Carisa Lee