A 39-year-old labourer was shot and killed in Penal last night.
He has been identified as Joel De Coteau, of Beckles Street, Penal.
A police report stated that around 8:15 pm on Sunday April 18th, De Coteau left his home to throw out the garbage. A few seconds later, his wife heard several loud explosions.
She ran out of the house and found De Coteau lying face down in a track near a drain. He had gunshot wounds to his back.
Penal police and Homicide detectives are investigating.