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Man killed, 2 hurt in nightclub attack

Published: 
Sunday, November 15, 2015

A 28-year-old taxi driver who agreed to take two men to a nightclub in Port-of-Spain was ambushed and killed yesterday morning.

According to police, Tyrike George, of Le Platte Village, Maraval, had just stepped out of the Copacabana along Dundonald Street, around 4 am when he and two other men were shot at. 

Police said George, along with Daniel Dottin and David Adams, were confronted by four armed men. The gunmen apparently confronted the group and had an obscene verbal exchange before opening fire. 

At the end of the shooting, George lay dead while Dottin was shot in the arm and leg and Adams in the buttocks. 

The killing has taken the murder toll to 370 for the year, compared to 360 for the same period last year.

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