A security guard has been shot and killed in Couva.
Reports indicate that shortly after 8pm last evening, 23-year-old Anslem Alleyne was walking along Lisas Boulevard in Couva when he was ambushed by a gunman.
Residents of the area reported hearing several loud explosions.
Upon checking they discovered Alleyne's body lying in a pool of blood.
The police and an ambulance were called in and the victim was pronounced dead on arrival at the district hospital.