- Last Updated on 07.12.2013
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A pregnant teenager was shot and killed in East Port of Spain on Wednesday.
C News understands that 16 year old Rashida Gomez was visiting Mr. Shawndel Braithwaithe at Building 27 at lower Duncan Street, Port of Spain around 2pm when they were shot several times.
They were rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital where Ms. Gomez died. Mr. Braithwaithe survived the attack.
The shooting incident came less than 12 hours after the girl's cousin, 17 year old Rian Antoine, was dragged out of his George Street home at 4am and executed.
Witnesses said he was dragged to the middle of the street and made to beg for his life before he was shot multiple times about the body. He died at the scene.
The killings are the latest in a series of gang-related murders sweeping East Port of Spain.
It comes mere days after the Housing Minister, senior HDC officials, police and residents met to discuss gang activities affecting East Port of Spain residents.