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A 28-year-old man died just under 24-hours after he was shot at Oropune Gardens in Piarco.

According to a police report, at about 9.02 pm on Monday, Anand Rajkumar was liming with another friend at a house along Third Street when they were approached by a man, who opened fire on them. The gunman then ran off.

Rajkumar and his 20-year-old friend were both shot several times.

Rajkumar was shot to the chest and right shoulder.

The other victim was shot to the lower abdomen.

Both men were taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

However, Rajkumar succumbed to his injuries at about 8.30 pm on Tuesday.

Police are currently searching for the suspect.

No motive has been established for the shooting.

Investigations are continuing.