Murder in Wallerfield

Police are investigating the murder of a 37-year-old man.

Reports indicate that around 10 last evening, Jason Martinez was at his home located at Jacob Hill, Wallerfield, Arima when he was ambushed by a gunman.

An altercation ensued and Martinez was subsequently shot. Residents in the area contacted the police upon hearing the loud explosions.

Martinez was discovered lying in a pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.