A Jamaican family is mourning the killing of one its own in Trinidad and Tobago last night.

Reports in T-and-T are that a gun attack in the volatile community of Laventille, left three people dead including the 26 year old Jamaican, Tremaine Thomas.

His mother, Bridget Johnson, says there are several questions surrounding his death.

She says it was his first trip outside Jamaica.

Bridget Johnson was in shock when she spoke to our news centre.

She says Tremaine was an aspiring actor who had got a role in a movie that was being filmed in Jamaica and Trinidad.

Trying to escape the economic hardships of his homeland, Tremaine grabbed the opportunity to make an honest living by filming some scenes for three weeks in Trinidad.

Ms. Johnson recounted when she got the phone call last night that her son was killed.

Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Wayne Mystar, told the Trinidad Express that investigations have revealed that five men were in the Laventille area when a black vehicle drove up and the occupants fired gunshots at the group.

Three people, Dillon Skette, Joel Cash and Mr. Thomas died on the scene.

The other two remain in hospital.

Police believe that persons close to Skeete assumed that the men who killed him were police officers, as law enforcement personnel were known to use that type of motor vehicle.

But Ms. Johnson says she doesn’t know why he became friends with the men.

She’s now searching for answers.