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Shakeem Roberts, murdered in Cunupia on Sunday.

One man was killed and another injured in what police said was a drug deal gone sour in Cunupia.

Police identified the victim as Shakeem “Boosty” Roberts of Hummingbird Drive, Edinburgh 500, Chaguanas.

The other man, Roberts’ friend, remains in critical condition at the hospital.

According to a police report, Roberts and the other man went to Latchoo Trace, Chin Chin Road close to 5 pm Sunday, to allegedly purchase marijuana when two men who came to meet them pulled out guns and opened fire on them.

Roberts and the other man were both taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility for treatment, however, Roberts succumbed to his injuries less than an hour later.

Police said Roberts was well known to them.