Trinidad Express / A MAN was shot dead at a bar near the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday night.
The victim is yet to be identified and the motive is unknown, police said.
At around 9.55 p.m. the man was liming at Court Bar when he was approached by a gunman who shot the victim was struck several times.
The victim collapsed and died in the doorway of the business place.
The killer ran off and escaped.
Officers of the Chaguanas CID, Central Division Task Force and Homicide Region III responded.
Anyone with information on the victim’s identity is asked to contact the Homicide Region III at 652-0495 or Chaguanas CID at 665 9958.
The killing took the homicide toll to at least 109 for the year.
In an unrelated incident, Chaguanas police also responded to another shooting in the district on Wednesday.
At around 9 p.m. a group of men was liming at Eagle Avenue, Enterprise, when at least two men armed with firearms confronted them and began shooting.
The men ran to escape the gunfire, but two of them – aged 19 and 20- were struck.
The assailants also ran and escaped.
Police said the injured were taken to the Chaguanas District Health Facility.
The 19 year old man was treated and discharged, while the other was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he was warded.