TWO men were killed within minutes of each other in separate incidents on Thursday night in Curepe and Piarco. The victims have been identified as 29-year-old Calvin Carlton Straker, and 36-year-old Shelford Paynter. Straker was shot dead near his home in Oropune Gardens, Piarco, about 9.45 p.m.
Residents of the area heard rapid gunfire and, upon investigating, they saw Straker’s body lying in a pool of blood. He had been shot to the head and upper body. Ten spent 9mm shells were found on the scene.
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