A 19-year-old Rio Claro teenager is the country's latest murder victim.
It follows shooting incident near the El Gunapo Housing Development in last night, in which another man was critically injured.
The slain youth has been identified as Akeem Pandorie of Mora Height Development, Rio Claro.
30-year-old Kareem Jarvis of Agostini Village, Rio Claro was wounded.
The incident occured around 7.30 pm when both men were accosted by two masked men hiding in an abandoned house a short distance away.