One man is dead and another warded at hospital following an altercation in McBean, Couva this morning.
The victim is identified as Isaiah Mitchell of Grant Street.
Reports indicate that shortly after 6 am, Mitchell and another man were leaving a party in the area when they were ambushed by a gunman at Deonarine junction.
An altercation ensued and the assailant subsequently opened fire on the men.
Mitchell was shot several times and died at the scene.
The other victim was taken to the district hospital where he is warded in a critical condition.