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A 36-year-old man from Lopinot is dead after a shooting incident in the area, which also left another man injured.

Police identified the victim as Richard Miller of Hosein Street, Lopinot.

According to investigators, close to 8 pm, Miller and a 24-year-old man were both standing in a yard at Hosein Street when a white Tiida was seen driving by slowly.

The occupants of the vehicle suddenly opened fire on the two men. The vehicle then sped off.

Both men were taken to the Arima Hospital by a passerby.

Miller succumbed to his injuries soon after arriving at the hospital.

The 24-year-old man was shot in the leg and received medical care.

Police are yet to determine a motive for the deadly shooting.