A 36-year-old man was gunned down in Cascade on Thursday night. Police said at around 9.30 pm, Kendell Baptiste, of Upper Cascade Road, Cascade was ambushed by gunmen in an area commonly known as Blanca.
Residents heard a volley of gunshots and called the police who found the dead man slumped on the roadway. The body was viewed by a district medical Officer and removed to the Forensic Science Centre in St James. Police are yet to determine a motive for this murder.
Also, the victim from Thursday's drive-by shooting in Cocorite has succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Barry Simeon of Port-of-Spain.
Police said Simeon was driving west in his blue Nissan Note vehicle at around 11 am when a car pulled alongside his vehicle and a gunman opened fire.
The assailants then sped off.
Simeon was taken to the St James Medical Facility where he later died.
Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat