A man was shot dead on yesterday afternoon while at Gonzales.

The victim has been identified as Jason “Buss Gun” Hamilton.

According to a police report, at about 1.40 pm a party of police officers from the Port-of-Spain Task Force responded to a report of a shooting in the vicinity of the community centre.

Upon arrival they found Hamilton’s body lying face down on the roadway. Police said he was shot in the head and face.

Police said they received information that Hamilton went into the area to meet someone when he was ambushed by gunmen and killed.

Investigations are continuing.

— Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant