Police are probing two murders which occurred overnight in South and North Trinidad.
In South Trinidad, a man was shot dead while seated in a car at Friendship Village in San Fernando.
A woman who was in his company was also shot and wounded. His identity has not yet been revealed.
In the second deadly incident, police believe what was suspected to be a robbery in St Ann's turned out to be a murder when a 36-year-old man was shot multiple times during a struggle.
According to a police report at about 2 am Matthew De Silva of Huttonette Drive was liming with a group of friends at a house along Hutton Road, St Ann’s when a masked man entered the premises and announced a hold-up.
De Silva who was confronted by the armed man attempted to overpower him.
However, during the struggle, the gun went off and De Silva was shot multiple times about the body.
The gunman then fled the scene.
De Silva was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
- by Rhondor Dowlat