Trinidad: “2 dead, 4 injured in ‘Diego’ shooting”


Police officers at the crime scene where sixteen-year-old Noah Simmons was murdered at the old train line, Union Park East, Marabella, yesterday morning. -Photo: DEXTER PHILIP

NOAH Simmons woke up on his 16th birthday yesterday, stepped outside his home and was shot dead. Simmons’s killer walked up, spoke with the teenager, then pulled a gun and shot him in the chest. The killing happened at a squatting settlement at Union Park East, Marabella, around 8 a.m. Simmons was a fourth form pupil of Shiva Boys’ College at Clarke Road, Penal, and a member of the school’s successful football team.

He played in the Secondary Schools Football League’s (SSFL) Under-16 competition in 2017 and was a member of the school’s Under-14 SSFL national championship team.



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