The scene of the shooting incident that led to Anil Marshall’s death. (Image: RISHI RAGOONATH)

A 30-year-old San Fernando man was shot and killed near his home on Monday night.  He has been identified as Anil Marshall of Jim Street, Esperance Village.  The perpetrator is believed to be one of the victim’s friends.

Anil Marshall’s wife told police that sometime after 11 pm on Monday November 29th, went outside their home to meet a friend and shortly after, she heard several loud explosions. She went outside and saw Marshall limping towards their apartment door with gunshot injuries. She then placed him in a car and was taking him to the hospital when she saw a police vehicle near  Palmiste Park and stopped them. 

Anil Marshall.

The police officers, who were on their way to the scene of the shooting, turned around and escorted them to the San Fernando General Hospital where Marshall died around 12:15 am on Tuesday 30 November, while undergoing emergency surgery.

An autopsy will be performed at the Forensic Science Centre pending a COVID-19 test.

Investigations are ongoing.