Police are yet to make any arrests in connection with the murder of Dominic Koon Koon.
Police say Koon Koon was sitting in the porch of his Malabar home when he was approached by a lone gunman who opened fire.
Investigators say a family member who was present managed to disarm the gunman when he struck him with a baseball bat.
The gunman is said to have dropped his gun and escape on foot.
Koon Koon is the 33rd murder victim for 2018.
This is the highest murder toll for the first 15 days of January in this country’s history.