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One man was fatally shot while another was injured during an incident in Princes Town last night.

The deceased has been identified as Eyell Danglade, 32, of Mafeking Village, Mayaro.

Police said around 8.30 pm he went to the home of the mother of his child at Sixth Company Circular, Indian Walk when he was gunned down.

He was accompanied by a 25-year-old man who is also from Mafeking Village. While walking into the yard, several loud explosions were heard.

Danglade was shot several times. He collapsed and died at the scene.

Meanwhile, the other man got shot on the right side of his hip, but he still managed to run inside the house.

He remained hidden there for almost three hours, then he left to seek help. He flagged down a passing police vehicle and was taken to the Princes Town district health facility.

Investigations are continuing.