Man shot dropping off doubles in Arima

The content originally appeared on: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

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A 31-YEAR-OLD St Augustine man is in critical condition after he was shot while dropping off a large order of doubles for someone in Arima on Wednesday morning.

Police said the man and a friend went to the car park of O’Meara Plaza in O’Meara Road, Arima, at around 6 am to drop off the doubles.

A grey Toyota Wagon drove up and a woman in a hoodie got out of the car and paid the men $600 for the doubles.

A man got out of the back seat of the same car and shot the delivery man in the chest before getting back into the car with the woman and driving off.

Arima police were called and took the wounded man to hospital, where he remains warded. Crime scene investigators found 20 spent shells at the scene

Arima CID are continuing enquiries.