Three men were killed in separate incidents between Sunday night and yesterday in Arima and Diego Martin.
The victims were:
�2 John Morris, 37, of Mercer Road, Diego Martin;
�2 Dereck Villafana, 23, of Tumpuna Road, Arima; and.
�2 an unidentified man in Blue Basin.
The murder toll stands at 283 for the year. Police said Villafana, of Martin Trace, Arima, was liming with friends near his home around 9 pm when a gunman opened fire on them. Villafana was killed. Morris, a "PH" driver and father of four, also known as "Johnny Bravo" or "Johnny Q", was killed on Sunday. He died on the spot after he was shot several times about the body.
A report said Morris was liming around 10 pm when he was approached by three armed men. The gunmen opened fire on him and he was shot about the body. In a brief interview yesterday, Morris' relatives said he was a good man. Meanwhile, the body of a man was discovered yesterday at Waterhole, Blue Basin. Police said residents reported hearing several loud explosions around 1.20 pm. When the officers checked the area the body was found.