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A WASA supervisor was shot dead early this morning following an argument with a male relative at their Arima home.

Investigators confirmed to Guardian Media that the shooting occurred around 7 am at the Mount Pleasant Road home of the victim who has been identified as Allan Stoute.

Stoute had just arrived home when he got an argument with a male relative. During the altercation, Stoute was shot.

He was taken to the Arima Hospital by ambulance but succumbed to his injuries.

Homicide detectives have since detained a suspect for questioning.

More on this story as it develops.