A 27-year-old man is the 26th murder victim for the year. He has been identified as Adio Patrick who was shot dead in Morvant on Saturday night.
Police said Patrick was near St Francois Valley Road, at about 8.30 pm when he was approached by men who shot him several times.
Residents heard the gunshots and found him bleeding. They took him to the Port of Spain General Hospital, but he was declared dead on arrival.
North Eastern Division police today confirmed Patrick's murder was the third in the division for the year.