Arima man charged with killing his son


    A 61-year-old Arima man has been charged with the shooting death of his son.

    38-year-old Allan Stoute was at his home on October 22nd when he got into an argument with a male relative.

    During the altercation, Stoute went to his vehicle, retrieved a cutlass and approached the relative in a menacing manner.

    The man responded by drawing his licensed firearm and discharging two rounds, hitting the victim about the body.

    Stoute was taken to the Arima Health Facility where he was pronounced dead.

    The suspect was arrested at the scene and handed over the licensed pistol, two magazines, 23 rounds of ammunition and his Firearm Users License to investigators.

    Tha ccused will appear virtually before an Arima Magistrate on Monday.