(Trinidad Express) For the second time in less than a week, a relative of a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has been shot dead.
Theodora Ayers, 48, the sister of a senior superintendent of police attached to the Police Administration building in Port of Spain was shot and killed at her home on Sunday night.
Ayers was the sister of Senior Superintendent Shurela Morgan Hinds.
Police said at about 8 p.m., Ayers and her husband had just arrived at their Mahogany Drive, North Eastern Settlement, Sangre Grande home. Ayers left their car to open the front gate when she was approached by a lone gunman.
Several loud explosions were heard and police said a witness saw the gunman fleeing the scene.
The wounded woman was taken to the Sangre Grande District Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
Ayers and her husband were returning from the Tamana Harvest.
A team of officers from the Eastern Division and the Homicide Bureau visited the scene.
The area was cordoned off and several spent shells were recovered from the scene.
Ayers was a nurse, the Express was told.