An unidentified man, who was shot in Laventille on Wednesday succumbed to his injuries at hospital hours later.
According to a police report, shortly after 1 pm, the victim, along with another man, was walking along St Paul Street when a gunman walked up to them and opened fire. Both men attempted to run away but one was shot.
The other man managed to escape. Police said they are not certain if the second man was shot and injured during the incident.
A team of officers from the Inter-Agency Task Force, who responded, took the wounded man to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital for treatment.
Investigations are continuing.