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Trinidad & Tobago: Slain Freeport thief identified

The man who was shot dead in a home invasion on Monday morning has been identified as Travis Chankadial.  

He was said to be from the Freeport.   

Loop News was told that at about 12.55am, a man was at his home in Calcutta Settlement #2, when he was awoken by a loud noise.    

Upon exiting his bedroom, he observed a stranger in his house.   

The intruder was armed with a firearm and announced a holdup.   

The man told police he slammed the door to his bedroom close in a bid to escape, however, the door hit the hand of the suspect which was holding the firearm. This resulted in the man dropping the weapon into the room.    

The homeowner told police he picked up the gun and closed the door.   

When the suspect attempted to enter the room still, the man discharged several shots at the intruder.

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