A suspect has been held in connection with the shooting of a 54-year-old man in downtown Port-of-Spain this afternoon.
Police say Gerald Hendrickson of Diego Martin was at Prince and Charlotte streets when an armed gunman walked up to him and opened fire.
The 54-year-old was shot twice in the stomach and taken to hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
Officers mounted a quick search for the suspect, who was found hiding in the nearby planning apartment building.
He was detained and is being questioned.